Pedestrian struck and killed by cement truck in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, NY– A 34-year-old woman was fatally struck by a cement truck while crossing a notoriously dangerous road in New York on Monday morning. The name of the victim has not been released. The New York Police Department (NYPD) reported the pedestrian was run over on Bushwick Avenue between Troutman and Jefferson streets just after 7:00 a.m. The cement truck driver, a 49-year-old man, is an employee of Kings Ready Mix Inc. The driver was not criminally charged. Kings...

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Three people critically hurt in New York school bus crash

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. –  An accident on the two-lane of Route 207 resulted in injuries to three people, including one child. ABC News reports that a school bus collided with a work truck Wednesday morning in New Windsor, sixty-six miles northeast of New York City. The bus was from Little Britain Elementary School. The crash happened less than five miles from Little Britain Elementary School. The work truck involved was owned by a local tree trimming service company. The New...

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Workplace accident kills former firefighter in Berne

BERNE, NY – A man was killed last Wednesday when he became trapped under a dump truck at the Town of Berne Solid Waste Transfer Station. ABC 10 reports that the man has been identified as Peter Becker, a former Berne Fire District Chief. Police officers and emergency responders arrived at the scene at about 8:45 a.m. on October 21. They freed Becker from beneath the vehicle, pronounced him dead at the scene, and transported his body to Ellis Hospital...

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Injured In A Bus Accident? You Should Know Your Rights

If you have been injured in a bus accident, you should know your rights. You have the right to pursue a legal case against liable parties to recover compensation for your damages. For over  30 years, Oresky & Associates, PLLC has been helping people hurt in bus accidents in and around New York City recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and more. We have won over 400 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients,...

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Construction worker injured at Coney Island job site

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, NY – A construction worker was injured Monday morning when he fell into a hole at a job site in Coney Island. PIX 11 reports that the accident happened near the intersection of W. 5th Street and Neptune Avenue, just north of Brighton Beach. Firefighters were on the scene by 11:30 a.m. Few details regarding the accident or what may have caused it are publicly available at this time. Emergency responders pulled the construction worker from the hole...

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The Most Common Back Injuries You May Suffer In a Car Crash

A car accident can cause lower back injury, mid-back injury, upper back injury, neck injury, or spinal cord injury. Some of the common back injuries that people suffer in car accidents include whiplash, herniated discs, and spinal cord injuries. Many back injury patients experience severe and long-lasting symptoms that affect their life and finances in many ways. Our goal is to help you get compensation for the losses you have experienced as a result of your back or spinal injury....

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Firefighters rescue window washers trapped on side of Financial District skyscraper

MANHATTAN, NY – Firefighters rescued a pair of window washers from a Financial District skyscraper after the suspended scaffold they were standing on broke and left them dangling halfway up the 34-story building. People reports that the New York City Fire Department was tipped off to an incident developing at 250 Vesey Street at approximately 9:10 a.m. Monday. Engine 10 and Ladder 10 arrived at the scene less than five minutes later, and firefighters were soon lowering safety lines to...

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10 Tips to Prevent Accidents at Work

One severe workplace accident can cause catastrophic injuries, or even death. Along with the anxiety and fear that a workplace accident brings, it can also cause: Substantial Medical Bills The Loss Of Productivity Of Affected Workers Workers’ Compensation Paperwork Possible Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) Inspections Lowered Morale The following are some ways to prevent an accident from occurring in the workplace and ensure that employees stay safe and protected. 1. Safety First Safety should always be your company’s...

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Important Steps to Take After a Construction Accident

Construction is one of the most dangerous and hazardous jobs, and a simple act of negligence can easily cause an accident resulting in serious injury or even death. The most common causes of injuries and fatalities on a construction site include falls, being struck by an object, electrocution, and being caught in or in between objects. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 18 fatal injuries per 100,000 workers in 2018, resulting in 150 worker fatalities. If you...

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What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, nearly 5,000 motorcycle accidents occurred in 2018. Many of these accidents resulted in serious injury or death. If you ever find yourself involved in a motorcycle accident, the following are the steps you should take to ensure your health and legal rights are protected. The First Thing You Should Do After A Motorcycle Accident Is Contact 911 If you have been injured, you should always contact 911 and law enforcement following...

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Fire truck collides with ambulance, killing one and injuring another

A 59-year-old man being transported in an ambulance was killed when a fire truck crashed into the vehicle Thursday morning, Sept. 17 in Brooklyn, CBSNewYork reported. The man’s sister, 35, was riding in the ambulance as well. She was reported to be in critical condition. The man was being taken to the hospital after suffering a heart attack, according to the New York Police Department. The fire truck that struck the ambulance was responding to a fire call, traveling eastbound...

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What Is Cephalohematoma? Causes, Outlook & More

A cephalohematoma is an accumulation of blood that collects between the skull and the scalp of newborns. The most common cause of cephalohematoma is undue trauma or force on the infant’s head. Cephalohematoma is characterized by a soft, bulging area on the back of an infant’s skull. The outlook for infants with this condition is generally positive. Cephalohematoma does not usually cause brain damage because the blood is pooled on top of the skull. However, babies born with cephalohematoma may be at...

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Collision in Long Island results in multiple fatalities

LONG ISLAND, N. Y. – An accident on Long Island’s Southern State Parkway resulted in the death of four people and one critically injured reported the New York Post. At around 5:10 a.m. on Tuesday, a 33-year-old was driving in the wrong direction for a short period of time before crashing head-on into a Nissan Rogue carrying four people, according to New York State Police. The 33-year-old driver was the sole occupant in the 1998 Toyota Camry and three individuals...

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Woman Killed in Crash with Propane Delivery Truck

CANASTOTA, N.Y. – A 22-year-old woman was struck and killed by a propane delivery truck Wednesday morning, Sept. 9th, on State Route 5 in Canastota. According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred when the victim, Paige Cosimeno of Canastota, was attempting to enter Rt. 5 from Delano Avenue when her vehicle was hit by the propane delivery truck traveling westbound on the highway. The area between Oxbow Road and Tuttle Road was shut down for over four...

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One dead, two injured in delivery truck accident on New Jersey Turnpike

CARTERET, N. J. – An accident on the New Jersey Turnpike involving a delivery truck and a car left one person dead and two injured, one critically, ABC7-NY reported. The crash occurred Monday morning, Aug. 31 in the southbound lanes about one mile south of Exit 12 in Carteret. Video from the ABC news station showed a delivery truck that went off the right shoulder and onto the grass and a mangled white Mercedes car on the left shoulder. One...

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