New Fairfield, CTNewsTimes

Police: Teen driver seriously injured in New Fairfield crash

NEW FAIRFIELD — A teen driver was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Monday evening on Route 39. Emergency personnel responded to the area of the Lavelle Avenue intersection around 9:20 p.m. and found a heavily damaged 2012 Honda Civic with the driver — later identified by police as a 17-year-old from Sherman — trapped inside.
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Bicyclist, 56, found dead inside Bronx park: police

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are investigating after a 56-year-old bicyclist was found dead inside a Bronx park last week, officials said. At approximately 12:29 p.m. on Friday, June 11, police were informed of an unconscious bicyclist, lying on the roadway, along the paved bike path in Van Cortlandt Park, near Dickinson Avenue in the Van Cortlandt Village neighborhood.
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Bronx, NYNY Daily News

Boy, 8, struck and critically hurt by car backing out of Bronx driveway

An 8-year-old boy was critically hurt after a car struck him while backing out of a Bronx driveway Tuesday, cops said. The boy was playing on a sidewalk on Webster Ave. near Ittner Place in Mt. Hope just before 4:45 p.m. when the car struck him while pulling out of a nearby auto-sound shop, cops said.
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Bangladeshi-American lyft driver killed in New York road accident

A Bangladeshi-American Lyft driver died after a ‘drunken driver’ struck his vehicle in Queens, New York City on Sunday. The accident took place at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Elliott Avenue in Maspeth. Authorities identified the victim as Mohammed Hossain, 47, father of three in Brooklyn, according to...

Van Cortlandt Village: Woman Dies Apparently after Fall from Bike

A woman has died after an apparent fall from her bicycle in Van Cortlandt Village, police have confirmed. On Friday, June 11, at approximately 12.29 in the afternoon, police were informed of an unconscious cyclist, lying on the roadway along the paved bike path in Van Cortlandt Park, near Dickinson Avenue, located in the 50th precinct.
Bronx, NYStreetsblog Capitol Hill

Bronx Cyclist Dies in Solo Crash Inside Van Cortlandt Park

A Bronx cyclist is dead, apparently of blunt-force trauma, after falling off her bicycle in Van Cortlandt Park on Friday, police said. Jian Hua Li, 56, of 3400 Paul Ave. in the borough’s Bedford Park section, was cycling north on a two-way park path having entered the park at Dickinson Avenue Friday afternoon at around 12:30 when she apparently crashed and fell off her bike. She was found by passersby lying on the roadway unconscious and unresponsive, with head trauma, cops said. Police said she was not wearing a helmet. (Cyclists over the age of 13 are not required to do so in New York City.)
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Daily Voice

Haworth Couple Hospitalized In Deck Mishap

A Haworth couple were hospitalized after a deck rail at their home gave way, authorities said. The Paulson Place couple, both in their mid-60s, fell five or so feet in the mishap shortly after 6:30 p.m., Detective Sgt. James Morgan said. Both were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center –...
Nanuet, NYPosted by
Hudson Valley Post

1 Dead in Lower Hudson Valley After Mustang Falls Off Overpass

One person is dead after a Ford Mustang fell off an overpass. Lower Hudson Valley residents report people drag race in the area. On Saturday just after 4 a.m., the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a fatal accident that occurred overnight in Nanuet. Due to the investigation, the Clarkstown Police Department Accident Investigation Team closed one southbound lane on Route 304 at the Route 59 overpass and the eastbound lanes of Route 59 at Smith Street in Nanuet.
Brookfield, CTRegister Citizen

Lightning strike sparks tree fire in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD — A lightning strike set a tree on fire in the woods about 1,000-feet off the road during the storms that hit the state on Monday morning. Around 8 a.m., in the middle of one of the thunderstorms to pass through the area Monday, the volunteer fire company sent units to investigate calls about smoke in the area of the hillside in the back of the Meadow Brook Manor section of town, officials said.