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2 dead, 1 injured after New York car accident

A single-car crash has claimed two lives and sent a third person to the hospital, according to local sources.  New York police responded to the car accident during the late evening of Sept. 18. As the driver was among those pronounced dead, there have been no charges filed, but the police investigation into the specifics of the accident is still underway as of this report. 

Preliminary reports suggest the vehicle, driven by a 20-year-old man, may have been speeding at the time of the accident.  It appears the driver attempted to overtake a second vehicle by swerving in front of it, before attempting to return to the original lane to catch an exit.  The move apparently failed, sending the car onto the shoulder of the highway. 

2 dead following New York car accident

A serious crash on the Bronx Parkway has resulted in two fatalities, according to local law enforcement. New York police responded to the car accident in the early morning of September 12. A third individual was apparently seriously injured in the crash, which was still under investigation at the time of this report.  

According to the limited details provided in the accident report, the vehicle was apparently traveling along the Parkway when it abruptly left the road for reasons unknown. The vehicle was traveling at a high enough rate of speed that, when it struck a tree, the car was torn in half and caught fire. Two of the three occupants of the vehicle were killed on impact and pronounced dead shortly thereafter by arriving medical personnel.

Car accident in New York injures several

A spectacular crash in the Lincoln Tunnel sent several people to local hospitals, according to news reports. New York police and rescue units responded to the car accident, which apparently involved several vehicles. So far, no one has been charged in conjunction with the crash, but the investigation is still underway as of this report.

According to reports, a vehicle apparently traveling at a high rate of speed entered the tunnel and struck a minivan, which subsequently struck a small bus. A man from a neighboring state who was in the minivan at the time complained of chest pains and was taken to a local hospital. He later died of his injuries.

Teen found responsible for New York car accident sentenced

A grisly car wreck that killed four young people has been deemed the fault of one teenager, who is now facing jail time. A New York court ruled against the teen, who was reportedly high on marijuana at the time of the car accident back in Oct. 2012. Despite assertions by his representation that he should be charged as a youth, he was prosecuted as an adult and now faces five to 15 years in prison.

The young man, who was 17 at the time of the accident, admitted to smoking marijuana prior to getting into the car that night. His vehicle was seen traveling at speeds exceeding 100 mph when the crash happened on a rain-slicked section of the Southern State Parkway. His vehicle left the road and struck a tree with enough force to shear the vehicle completely in half.

New York man killed in car accident, teen driver blamed

One man is dead and another is in police custody following a serious crash on Long Island recently. The New York car accident took place in New Hyde Park and one person has been reported dead. Charges have been filed in association with this case, according to local law enforcement.

According to Nassau County law enforcement, a 17-year-old man's vehicle struck a one driven by a 55-year-old man and carrying his 38-year-old wife and a 6-year-old daughter. The force of the collision apparently killed the driver on impact. The wife and child were taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to reports.

Soldier dead in New York following car accident

A tragic accident in New York state involving a military vehicle has left one soldier dead and two other people injured, according to local news. The car accident, which took place on Interstate 95 in New York on August 9, is being investigated by local and state police. So far, no charges have been filed in association with this incident.

Details about how the accident took place are still sketchy as of this report, but it has been confirmed that a military "Light Medium Tactical Vehicle" was on its way to an out-of-state base to turn in used ammunition shells after a live fire exercise. The truck was accompanied by a military van, which was unscathed in the accident. For reasons unknown, the truck collided head-on with another car being driven by an unidentified individual. The force of the impact caused the LMTV to flip, ejecting both soldiers from the vehicle.

5 people hurt after car accident in New York

Five people, including a child, were injured following a serious crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway on the morning of Aug. 9, according to local authorities. New York police responded to the car accident just after 10:15 a.m., which involved an SUV and a tractor-trailer. The details are still being investigated by authorities.

According to the initial accident report, it appears that the SUV collided with a tractor-trailer near the Jerome Avenue exit. It was not immediately clear which driver was responsible for the crash, and details about the specifics of the collision are still being fleshed out. The SUV, which was carrying five passengers -- including four women and a child -- suffered the greatest damage.

Ex-police officer pleads guilty following fatal car accident

One girl with a disability recently died after a former New York police officer struck her in a tragic car accident. The 48-year-old man hit the girl who had Down syndrome and reportedly left the car accident scene. He has since pleaded guilty to committing the hit-and-run, a felony charge.

The man admitted that he hit the teenager, said to be 13, while she was trying to cross the road. The girl suffered trauma to her body and head and was transported to the hospital, where she died a few hours following the collision. As a result of pleading guilty, the man will receive less time in jail.

2 dead following car accident in New York

A man who was fleeing police has been charged in the deaths of two individuals and the serious injury of a third, according to local sources. New York police apprehended the 20-year-old man following a devastating car accident that injured an 11-year-old girl and killed both her parents. The man faces a litany of charges with more on the way, according to police. He is currently being held against $100,000 bail.

According to the accident report, the man was observed driving in a reckless manner by state police, who initiated a chase. The man was in the process of fleeing officers when his vehicle entered the eastbound lane of Route 86 and struck another car head-on. The force of the impact ran both vehicles off the road.

3-car accident kills woman in New York

A serious car crash killed one woman and injured six other people on June 17. New York police have reason to believe alcohol was involved in the car accident which claimed the life of a 55-year-old woman. She was a passenger in one of the three cars involved in the crash. A 26-year-old female driver has been charged with DWI and manslaughter in the second degree.

According to the accident report, the 26-year-old failed to properly negotiate a curve on a local roadway in Yates County, causing her vehicle to leave the roadway, cross a grassy area and a set of train tracks before entering Route 14. There, her car struck a vehicle being driven by a 63-year-old woman, and another driven by a 37-year-old man. The resulting crash was reported to local authorities, who responded immediately.

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