At approximately 1:30 this afternoon, a van driver struck an unidentified man at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Reader David Sessions was in a nearby bodega when the crash occurred. “An FDNY ambulance was parked on the block, so they were immediately on the scene,” he writes. “There was no blood that I could see, and the guy started moving after a few minutes – he resisted slightly when the medics were strapping him to the board.” FDNY reports receiving a call at 1:36 p.m., and transporting the victim to St. John’s Hospital. His condition is unknown. The driver remained on the scene.
A livery cab driver was arrested after severely injuring a senior on Nostrand Avenue this morning, a few blocks from where a woman was fatally struck by motorists while crossing Nostrand last month. Nostrand is one of Brooklyn's most dangerous streets for walking, according to the borough’s DOT pedestrian safety action plan.
A pedestrian was struck at East Tremont Avenue and Third Avenue in the Bronx earlier today. At 8:48 a.m., @NYScanner reported that two people were hit by a truck and that FDNY was on the scene, with EMS requested and the NYPD Highway Division notified. According to FDNY, one person was struck and was taken […]
A driver who fatally struck a little boy in Crown Heights and left the scene has pled guilty to felony hit-and-run. On March 16, 2014, 5-year-old Roshard Charles was walking with his mother, little brother, and a friend on Empire Boulevard between Nostrand Avenue and Rogers Avenue when a driver aiming for a parking spot backed into him with […]
A 20-year-old man was struck and killed on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights on Monday. The victim was crossing the street near Schenectady Avenue at approximately 8:40 a.m. when he was hit by the driver of a westbound Ford van, according to NYPD and published reports. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he […]
For the second time in less than a week, a motorcyclist has struck and killed a NYC pedestrian. The latest crash happened at around 4:20 Saturday morning, in Washington Heights. Jhonn Carlos Fernandez, 35, was walking with friends when he was struck on Amsterdam Avenue near 167th Street, according to reports. Accounts vary, but DNAinfo […]
A teacher on her way to work was killed yesterday by two drivers on Nostrand Avenue, a Vision Zero priority corridor that is slated for safety fixes -- but not at the intersection where the collision occurred.