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A fireball chain reaction crash in Upstate New York killed one man. The crash took place outside Hannibal near the intersection of State Route 3 and County Route 7. 77-year-old Harry Van Buren, of Oswego, apparently ran a stop sign in his 2005 Buick LeSabre. He was struck by a 2014 Ford F-150. While both … Continued

He Shouldn’t Have Been Behind The Wheel

A runaway car in the Bronx killed three trick-or-treaters, and authorities suspect that the driver experienced a seizure or some other loss of consciousness. The victims were members of two extended families. 65-year-old Luis Perez was killed, along with his 9-year-old granddaughter Nyanna Aquil. 24-year-old Kristan Leka was also killed; one witness said that he … Continued

Blood On The Highway

A Staten Island teenager is dead after a drunk driver slammed into a barrier and ejected her from the car. 19-year-old Joseph Auteri apparently lost control of his 2005 Acura on the Belt Parkway as he tried to take the 65th Street exit. When he hit the guardrail, the vehicle flipped and launched 19-year-old Wiktoria … Continued

Rising Death Toll On NYC Streets

A 50-year-old man crossing the street in Flatbush became the 11th pedestrian to be killed in New York City in the last month. The unnamed pedestrian was killed on Flatbush Avenue near Albemarle Road. According to police, a black Nissan Sentra “mounted the sidewalk” and plowed into the man. First responders arrived quickly to find … Continued

Pay Up

Takata’s refusal to address serious safety flaws in its airbags will now cost the Japanese manufacturing company as much as $200 million. In addition to the fine, which consists of $70 million in cash plus up to $130 million in additional penalties, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said it would appoint an independent monitor … Continued

Too Drunk To Drive

A Connecticut jury ordered a local bar to pay $200,000 because it overserved an intoxicated woman who crashed into a group of barrels as she tried to exit Interstate 84. According to evidence presented at trial, Shandeline Gutierrez and Jasmin Oyola each had several shots of vodka before they arrived at the Piolyn Jr. Bar … Continued


Investigators believe that a construction defect caused a gas explosion in New Jersey that left one person dead, sixteen injured, and one missing. The blast took place on the second floor of a two-family home on Magnolia Avenue in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and several area residents told authorities that they smelled gas in the neighborhood … Continued

‘Screaming And Hollering’

A ten-year-old girl was killed, and several others injured, after a Ford Taurus apparently ran a stop sign and slammed into a minivan filled with children. Authorities in Plainfield state that a woman was taking her grandchildren to school when the crash took place near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and West 9th Street. Various … Continued

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Road Rage Incident

Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.

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Hit and Run

Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Ferry Disaster

Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.