Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about NYPD Crash Investigations

NYPD has a get-out-of-jail-free card for drivers of large trucks who strike and kill people. Image: News 12

NYPD Gives Trash Truck Drivers Carte Blanche to Run People Over and Leave the Scene

| | 41 Comments
The Brooklyn Paper published a damning story Tuesday on the NYPD practice of withholding information on fatal traffic crashes from victims' families and the public. An NYPD spokesperson told the paper that police just didn't have sufficient grounds to charge the Action Carting driver who killed cyclist Neftaly Ramirez and left the scene -- echoing statements police made before they even located the driver.