Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about “Accidents”

Two Cyclists Killed in Brooklyn This Morning

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From WABC: Two men, both bicyclists, were killed in separate accidents in Brooklyn Thursday morning. In the first, police say a bicyclist was struck and killed by an oil truck at the intersection of Union Avenue and Ten Eyck Street in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. The bicyclist, a 26-year-old Massachusetts resident, was hit […]

Renewed Calls for Ped Safety Summit as Death Toll Mounts

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After a weekend that saw three pedestrian fatalities and just as many serious injuries — with no known criminal charges filed against any of the motorists involved as of this writing — a Manhattan-based advocacy group has renewed calls for action on pedestrian safety. Spurred by the death of third-grader Prince Harris, Jr. (pictured), the […]

Vehicular Homicide Charge in Thomson Death

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  The man who police arrested for hitting and killing 24-year-old Julia Thomson last weekend has been charged with vehicular homicide. According to the Daily News and the Post, police say Tenzing Bhutia, a 21-year-old Baruch College senior from Queens, knew he hit "something" with his father’s Mercedes, but did not stop. Thomson was struck […]