On Friday morning, in the middle one of Crown Heights’ most busy thoroughfares, a totaled minivan sat for over three hours. The reason: Police never showed up after the accident, and the driver, a Jewish woman in her ninth month of pregnancy, was forced to sit in the summer heat and wait for them.
An elderly Jewish woman was struck and injured by a construction van at the intersection of Albany Ave. and Empire Blvd. in Crown Heights. The van making a left turn onto Empire Blvd. after coming down Albany Ave.
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A three-car-pileup occurred this afternoon at the intersection of Schenectady Avenue and Crown Street in Crown Heights.
A 29-year-old woman was killed in a horrific crash on Eastern Parkway early Sunday morning. Witnesses said that a sports car was driving in excess of 80 miles-per-hour when it struck a sedan, killing the teenaged passenger and leaving car parts strew across an entire city block. Update: Both drivers arrested.
A Lubavitcher was seriously injured in a ATV crash in the Evergreen Estates bungalow colony in Loch Sheldrake, NY. The man, who was riding the vehicle with his daughter, was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center and is listed in critical condition. Please say Tehillim for Tzvi Hersh ben Guttel.
An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition and fighting for his life after he was hit by a car. Police officers witnessed the crash and called EMS and Shomrim after they were unable to determine the victim’s identity. Please say tehillim for Menachem Yisroel ben Henya Chasiba.
The driver of a speeding SUV fled the scene of a Midwood Street accident, after the force of the crash flipped a double parked vehicle onto its side. Police suspect that the car may have been stolen.
A single speeding vehicle caused carnage after swiping a parked car then smashing into a construction site on Troy Avenue, the driver and passenger fled the vehicle.
A severe collision occurred yesterday evening in Crown Heights between a gray Infiniti sedan and a Fresh Direct delivery truck, the force of which caused the truck to flip over to its side.
A 9-year-old boy is lucky to be alive following a harrowing accident, in which he fell off his bike and under the wheels of a car. Dramatic dash-cam footage shows the boy falling off his bike and getting run over by the vehicle – and walking away.
At 6:30 this morning the parents of young children awoke to the sounds of their child screaming, to their horror they discovered that their three-year-old son had fallen from the window of their 3rd floor apartment.
Two garages on Carroll Street collapsed into the back yard of a Crown Street house after a 20 foot retention wall failed and came crumbling down early Friday morning. Also: Video of firefighters rescuing a cat that was trapped under the rubble.
In two separate incidents this week, pedestrians were struck and injured at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Troy Ave. in Crown Heights.
A tragic scene unfolded Sunday evening in Crown Heights, where a 5-year-old boy was run over and killed by a minivan that was backing up. Both the driver and the victim are members of Crown Heights’ African-American community.
Last night, Purim Eve, at about 2:00am, a young Jewish man was crossing Eastern Parkway towards 770 when he was struck by an SUV making a left turn from Kingston Ave. onto the parkway.
A tragic accident claimed the life of 25-year-old Gedalia Greenzayd in Crown Heights this morning. Originally from Ukraine, Gedalia was studying Smicha in Morristown, NJ. He was in Crown Heights to celebrate the wedding of a close friend. Levaya info added.
Five cars got smashed up after a speeding SUV collided with a minivan in a busy Kingston Avenue intersection. Hatzalah was called and transported the driver of the SUV to the hospital.
Yesterday, Crown Heights was the scene of two (unrelated) bizarre hit & run incidents, both involving Jewish drivers and victims.
Two cars collided after one ran a red light in a busy intersection in Crown Heights. EMS tended to a number of injured passengers.
A multi-vehicle collision occurred Friday afternoon on Troy Ave. between eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place, after the driver of a BMW SUV lost control of his vehicle while crossing Eastern Parkway and crashed into several parked cars.
A woman was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run driver with New Jersey plates while crossing Eastern Parkway today.
Last night at around midnight, a Dodge Charger speeding down Empire Blvd. struck an Infinity SUV as it attempted to cross the Schenectady Ave. intersection.