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Car accidents not uncommon during rush hours in New York

New York, like many other states, is comprised of various highway systems that are often laden with traffic, especially in early morning hours as thousands of people try to get to work on time. Car accidents often occur, especially at crossroads and other road areas often considered dangerous. Sometimes, however, accidents also occur in more unlikely locations, such as a recent crash that happened along the West Hempstead branch of the LIRR train route.

Car accidents often lead to undue financial strain

New York is known for many things, one of which is high-volume traffic. It's logical to assume that the more vehicles sharing the road, the higher chances are that car accidents will occur. In reality, someone is injured in some location in this state and throughout the nation every single day because of motor vehicle collisions.

Car accidents like this one not easily forgotten

An off-duty police officer and an off-duty firefighter in New York are being hailed for their volunteer rescue efforts after a serious motor vehicle collision on the Long Island Expressway. Car accidents sometimes involve sudden, unexpected fires, as this one did. The crash occurred on a recent Wednesday morning, and witnesses say the two off-duty workers were like guardian angels who appeared just in time to come to the aid of those involved.

With every new year comes more car accidents

Many New York residents have had the misfortune of being injured in motor vehicle collisions as the new year gets underway. Such car accidents have occurred for various reasons, many including poor road conditions and/or reckless drivers. One recent incident is said to have involved multiple vehicles and possibly some pedestrians. 

Steering clear of car accidents caused by holiday road rage

Although one might think the holiday season is a time for extra kindness, good cheer and generosity, that is not always the reality of the situation. Especially when it come to navigating busy New York highways, drivers must be very cautious as there is typically an increase in car accidents during the holidays. Many of these collisions are caused in part by road rage.

One of several car accidents in New York ends in disaster

It's no secret that New York highways are busy thoroughfares often cluttered with fast-moving traffic. Chances of car accidents occurring obviously increase the more cars there are on the highway. A recent series of collisions had disastrous results for several of those involved.

Car accidents involving pedestrians increase at Halloween

The American Automobile Association recently issued a warning just prior to the Halloween holiday. Apparently, car accidents involving pedestrians increase in New York and elsewhere on Halloween night. This is the time when many people are out walking along roadways to celebrate the tradition of collecting candy door-to-door. Although this is meant to be a fun time for all, particularly children, when many motorists and pedestrians are present simultaneously, chances of a collision occurring are great.

Car accidents: New York teen dies in crash

A teenager involved in a serious crash on Interstate 81 has been released from the hospital. Car accidents can often cause critical injuries, and this was the case for a 16-year-old Whitesboro, New York, teen who barely survived the crash. Another teen was not so lucky and perished in the accident, which is still under investigation by authorities. 

Car accidents: 1 dead in New York

A passenger in a vehicle that crashed on Interstate 86 is dead and several others are injured, according to a county sheriff's office. Several law enforcement agencies preside over the investigation of car accidents in New York, and many were involved in unraveling what happened on the morning of Oct. 11. So far, no charges have been filed against the driver. 

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