hit-and-run

Mar 152013
 
Support Grows For Speed Cameras In City Council, State Assembly Approves Budget Bill That Includes Pilot Program

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Red light cameras have become a familiar presence on certain heavily-trafficked intersections of New York City. Now, in the aftermath of several gruesome and fatal crashes throughout the city, both state and city officials are increasingly supporting the introduction of cameras to punish drivers who endanger others by speeding.

Mar 052013
 
State Senate Votes For Stricter Hit-And-Run Legislation, As Neighbors Remember Two Innocent Victims

NEWS: As the New York State Legislature works on new, harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers, Bay Ridge remembers two innocent victims.

Feb 282013
 
Pedestrian Rage Justified: Reporter Clocks 4th Ave Driver At 68 MPH

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman recently used a radar gun to check out how many drivers are actually following 4th Avenue’s posted speed limit of 30 miles per hour. The answer: Very few.

Feb 042013
 
As 93 Lounge Suspects Indicted, DA Refuses To Offer Plea Deal

NEWS: On Friday, January 25, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced the indictment of two suspects accused of mowing down a crowd with a car during a New Years Day brawl in front of the 93 Lounge [315 93rd St.].

May 232012
 
Police Search For Driver In Deadly Hit And Run

Police are currently searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 33-year-old man in Bay Ridge on Monday night, reports Rocco Parascandola for the Daily News. Amjad Barakat, a resident of Sheepshead Bay, was crossing 72nd Street a few minutes before 9 p.m. on Monday – when he was reportedly hit by a [...]