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An 88-year-old woman behind the wheel of a sedan struck and killed a 17-year-old girl in a Queens crosswalk Monday, and is now facing charges in the deadly crash, authorities say. The elderly woman, identified by police at Sheila Kahn-Prager of Queens, was driving southbound on Utopia Parkway near 16th Avenue in Whitestone when she hit the girl around 10:30 a.m., in front of P.S. 209, according to police. Footage from the scene showed heavy damage to the windshield of the vehicle. Read more…

 

Four people were injured when a car slammed into a coffee shop Thursday morning in Brooklyn. It happened at 8:38 a.m. on Nostrand Avenue near Lafayette in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

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Friends of the elderly Bronx man mowed down by a garbage truck driver were outraged to learn that the trashman had killed another person less than six months ago. Read more…

 

At least five people were injured when a car crashed into a New York City deli, the FDNY said. All injuries were non-life-threatening, and the victims were all taken to a local hospital. Read more…

 

The 8-year-old Bronx boy killed by a family friend in a freak car accident was laid to rest Friday before 150 friends and family. Read more…

 

An 8-year-old boy was fatally struck by a minivan in the Bronx while being driven home from school Monday night, in what police are calling a heartbreaking accident. Read more…

 

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her passenger, a 16-year-old girl believed to be her daughter, was injured when their car plowed into an embankment in The Bronx and overturned at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. Read more…

 

Brooklynites Frank and Joan Tornabene, in death as in life, remained inseparable.

Mourners gathered Saturday for a funeral Mass remembering the couple who died just one week apart, with ex-NYPD lieutenant Frank passing away on their 65th wedding anniversary. Read more…

 

Police are trying to figure out how a driver ended up backing into a popular Italian restaurant in Westchester.

The car backed into Enzo’s on 451 Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck just before 8 p.m. Sunday. Multiple people were injured, three critically. Read more…

 

Two drivers were hurt after their vehicles collided Tuesday at a Patchogue intersection, then slammed into a pickup truck, Suffolk police said.
Investigators said a Saturn and a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle hit each other at Old Medford Road and Woodside Avenue about 1:45 p.m. before careening into a Ford pickup. Read more…