Four Teens Injured in a Multi-Vehicle Crash in Long Island

On December 4, 2018, in Motor Vehicle Accident, by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.

Car Accident in Long Island

At least four teenagers suffered injuries because of a motor vehicle accident in Long Island this Wednesday. One of the injured teens had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital.

More details about the accident:

This accident happened on Wednesday afternoon about 3:40 p.m. at Elmont Road and Dutch Broadway, resulting in injuries to the four teenagers. According to the police, it was a head-on-collision between four vehicles.

The impact and intensity of the collision were so powerful that one of the cars involved in the accident ricocheted towards the sidewalk and struck victims near the corner of the two roads in Elmont.

What about the victims?

According to the police, the list of victims includes three teenage females and one teenage boy. All of them being sophomores who were on their way home after school.The authorities report that two injured girls were rushed to an area hospital. One of them had to be airlifted in critical condition. The injuries suffered by the other two are said to be non-life-threatening injuries.

We will keep readers posted with the latest relevant updates.

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Saturday morning ended fatally for a motorized scooter rider in the Bronx. He was rushed to a nearby medical facility where doctors pronounced him dead.

Accident Details:

Alterass Vereen, 42, was slammed by a Volvo SUV. This accident occurred while Vereen was riding his scooter on Laconia Avenue, when he was struck by a Volvo SUV travelling east on 215th Street. The accident happened at about 11:00 P.M. Saturday.

The scooter driver was immediately taken to Jacobi Medical Center where doctors pronounced him dead. He was not immediately identified after the crash.Police question ‘who crossed the red light’? The scooter driver or the SUV Driver? Nothing accurate in this regard has been determined by police.“I saw the motorcycle on the ground. From the look of it he hit his head on the windshield, his face was covered in blood,” said one eyewitness who requested anonymity.

According to Jennifer Brown, a nearby resident, she heard the collision of the vehicles. According to her, her oldest son heard it from upstairs and told her about the accident.The 62-year-old SUV driver remained at the scene. She may not be charged with a crime, say the authorities. Her identity hasn’t been revealed by police so far.

 

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A motor vehicle crash on Long Island proved to be fatal for a man and woman. Both died immediately. At least 5 people were injured in this accident; two of them were children. The kids suffered serious injuries, while the other three victims suffered non-serious injuries.

More Details of Accident:

This accident happened on Sunday at about 1:40 PM. Olvin Jimenez was driving his Toyota Corolla Southbound on Crooked Hill Road in Brentwood. He suddenly lost control of his car and entered the Northbound Lane, colliding with a Toyota RAV4, said the police.

Casualties:

According to the police, Olvin Jimenez and Erica Jimenez-Mejia, both 39, were declared dead at the scene. Erica was Olvin’s front seat passenger.

A two-year-old and ten-year-old were also sitting in the backseat of the Corolla at the time of the accident. Both suffered serious injuries and were rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

The 21 year old RAV4 driver, and his two passengers, also suffered non-serious injuries in the crash, said police. One of his passengers was 17 years old, while the other was 73 years old. All three of them were rushed to Southside Hospital for treatment.

The police closed the Crooked Hill Road in both directions till 6:00 PM, after the crash. The police also impounded both cars for a safety check.

The police are investigating the crash further.

 

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Maria Piscopo, Johnny’s Pizza Owner, Dead in Vehicle Crash

On September 4, 2018, in Motor Vehicle Accident, by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.

Car Accident

Saturday morning didn’t begin on a good note for New York residents. This is because a Mount Vernon Pizzeria owner, Maria Piscopo, died in a terrible motor vehicle accident. Johnny’s Pizzeria is a popular destination for pizza lovers in New York.

Accident Details:

The accident happened at about 1 a.m. on Saturday morning on I-684 in North Castle. It was a three-vehicle crash that killed 69-year-old Maria Piscopo. Mr. Joseph Piscopo, 47, also suffered serious injuries in the crash.

Joseph was driving a GMC Denali northbound with Maria sitting in the passenger seat. Initial investigations revealed that Joseph rear-ended a Dodge Dakota 2001.

The situation worsened when a 2012 Isuzu box truck rear-ended Joseph’s GMC Denali during his attempt to move to the highway’s shoulder. The Isuzu box truck operator involved in the accident has been identified as Saed K. Alkasaji,43 years old, from Danbury. Saed also suffered injuries in the crash.

All three were rushed to Westchester Medical Center where Maria was declared dead.

The State police received assistance on the scene from the following departments:

  • Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
  • Katonah Fire Department
  • Troop K Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit
  • Troop K Collision Reconstruction Unit
  • Westchester Medical Examiner’s Office

The police are still investigating the accident further.

Keep coming back to get more updates about this accident.

 

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