NEWS: The driver of a flatbed truck who allegedly struck and killed a 68-year-old grandfather riding his bicycle near the intersection of 65th Street and Sixth Avenue is in police custody after fleeing the scene of the horrific June 28, crash.
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.
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 [...]