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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16 Injured in Bus Accident Near Port Authority Terminal in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY – Sixteen people were injured, one seriously, in a bus accident on a ramp near the Port Authority terminal around 9:30 a.m Saturday, Aug. 29, the New York Times reports. All sixteen people, including the bus driver, were transported to local hospitals after the bus crashed into a barrier at 39th Street and Ninth Avenue, the Port Authority said. Kevin Ramdayal, a New York Fire Department deputy chief, said multiple individuals were found on the ground outside of...

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UPDATED STORY: Worker killed during water line installation was run over by a front-end loader

FISHKILL, NY – As we reported last week, a construction worker was killed on a job site early Wednesday morning. New details have emerged about the accident, indicating the worker was killed when he was run over by a front-end loader. The victim, 38-year-old Marcos Espinoza Daniel-Guallpa, was killed at approximately 7:11 a.m. on August 19. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that Daniel-Guallpa was hired as a contractor by EQL Industries to install new water lines. On the morning of the accident, he...

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Worker injured in New City accident

NEW CITY, NY – A construction worker sustained injuries on Friday afternoon after he was trapped between a building wall and heavy equipment. Workers were performing construction on the New City Volunteer Ambulance Corps Headquarters located at 200 Congers Road. At approximately 2:00 p.m. on August 14, officers from the Clarkstown Police Department received reports that the Ambulance Corps building had partially collapsed. The Ramapo Daily Voice reported that police officers arrived on the scene to find that the building had not...

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Construction worker killed in accident in Fishkill

TOWN OF FISHKILL, NY – A man was killed in a construction accident in the hamlet of Glenham early Wednesday morning, the Mid Hudson News reports. Town of Fishkill Police say that the accident occurred at a construction site near Old Town Road and Washington Avenue at around 7 a.m., when an unnamed 38-year-old man was crushed under a heavy piece of equipment. Emergency responders were unsuccessful in their attempts to treat the victim at the scene. Town of Fishkill Police,...

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Motorcyclist killed in collision with dump truck in the Bronx

BRONX, NY – A man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a dump truck in the Bronx. The crash occurred at approximately 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, August 9th. A 2019 International dump truck and Honda CR80 motorcycle were both traveling south on Boston Road when the truck attempted to turn east on Waring Avenue and the motorcyclist struck the truck’s passenger side. Per the New York Post, the force of the collision threw the motorcyclist to the ground, and...

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Three Injured in Head-On Tractor-Trailor Crash

LEONARDSVILLE, NY – Three people sustained severe injuries in a head-on tractor-trailer crash on Sunday evening. WKTV reports that the crash occurred at approximately 6:00 p.m. on August 2. William Chaisson was driving his pick-up truck north on State Route 8 near School Street when he collided head-on with a tractor-trailer. Witnesses report that Chaisson drove into the southbound lane and hit the tractor-trailer driven by 44-year-old Justin Parker. Three ambulances and a Mercy Flight emergency helicopter arrived on the scene...

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Tractor-trailer hits, kills woman on Bronx overpass

BRONX, NY – A tractor-trailer struck four cars early Wednesday morning, killing a woman who became pinned between her vehicle and the overpass wall. The victim, Keara Rosa, 27, was killed at approximately 12:15 a.m. on August 5. Rosa was driving her silver Honda Civic on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Marmion Avenue when she experienced car trouble, per the New York Daily News. Rosa reportedly stopped on the eastbound shoulder on the expressway to look under the hood. A 55-year-old...

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New York City Construction Attorney, John J. Nonnenmacher of Oresky & Associates, PLLC Settles Westchester Scaffold Accident For $2,500,000.00

This construction accident settlement involves a 45- year old undocumented worker who fractured his right ankle as the result of falling from a scaffold in Westchester County. The accident occurred on property that consisted of 650 acres of farmland and two buildings. The owner of the property hired the worker’s employer to connect the two existing buildings to create a commercial horse facility. On the day of his accident the worker was in the process of installing a form used...

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Pedestrian injured by falling subway basket in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY – A pedestrian was injured when a basket used to catch falling debris fell from an elevated platform on Sunday. The accident occurred at 11:46 a.m. on August 2nd when workers were performing maintenance on the elevated subway platform at Alabama Avenue near Fulton Street. During maintenance, a loosened metal debris basket fell onto a pedestrian standing below the track. The pedestrian sustained severe injuries and was taken to Jamaica Hospital for treatment. The individual is reportedly in stable...

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