The busy streets of New York are known to be a place of many car accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents can be dangerous and, all too often, deadly. This may be true for a case in which a 9-year-old girl was killed in a car accident on a recent Sunday.
A fatal accident is typically overwhelming for family members. It can be especially overwhelming when they learn that their family member was struck and killed by a drunk driver. This appears to be true for a case that occurred on our New York roadways in the recent weeks. A male pedestrian was killed by an alleged drunk driver in a car accident.
Many of us in Rockland County have turned on the news to hear about a semitrailer truck causing a fatal accident. Unfortunately, trucking accidents are incredibly common in New York, and often they are caused by overworked, fatigued and dangerously drowsy drivers. Although some may say that it is just part of the job, no job should put profit ahead of their employees' and bystanders' safety and lives. Trying to rationalize pushing truckers to their limits comes up short when their drivers cause fatal accidents.
A fatal accident occurred on Thursday evening. A 73-year-old New York woman was killed in a pedestrian car accident when she was hit near her driveway. Now, authorities are on the hunt for the hit-and-run driver.
Residents near a dangerous intersection in Queens have long been concerned with the safety of the area. People say that it is a hot spot for speeders and people trying to avoid traffic on busy parkways. They say that they have seen cars racing through the area because there are not enough traffic signals or measures to stop drivers from speeding.