Scary scene on Broadway yesterday afternoon, where an SUV flipped over in the northbound lanes between 111th & 112th. MUW reader @COADYphD sent in the photo above along with this note: The woman driving had a cut on her forehead. People were helping others inside crawl out. It was around 4PM. Thankfully, it seems like [...]
A pair of “person vs. car” traffic accidents on the UWS over the weekend left a pizza delivery man seriously injured and a 75-year-old pedestrian dead. The fatality is being treated as a hit-and-run and police are searching for a suspect.
UPDATE 5/21: New details emerge; Victim apparently hurled himself from a moving taxi Not many details on this, but DNAinfo reports a 21-year-old man was struck by a car at Columbus & 72nd early this morning. The accident occurred around 5:00 am and the victim was taken to the hospital in “traumatic arrest.”
Scary photo from MUW reader Amy, who sent this in just a little while ago. The accident took place on Riverside Drive & 113th. No word on injuries, although @Breaking911 reports “all occupants out of the vehicle.”
Click for full-size photos Yet another taxi crash on the Upper West Side — the third in five days (previous coverage here & here). This most recent accident took place at Broadway & 86th last night, I think shortly after 8:00 pm.
Was saying the other day how I hadn’t received any taxi crash photos in 2012, and now we have our second in three days. MUW reader Kris sent in this photo yesterday of an accident at Broadway & 103rd. I don’t know why, but that intersection has some seriously bad karma for taxis… Back in [...]
Click for full-size version I was just telling someone during lunch yesterday that I hadn’t received any taxi crash photos in 2012 yet… a few hours later @healthydiarrhea sent in this pic.
Click photo for full-size version Scary scene in front of the AMC Loews movie theater at 1998 Broadway (btw. 67th/68th) on Tuesday afternoon, where a taxi apparently jumped the curb injured four people. MUW reader Stephanie happened to be at the scene and captured this photo. Per Stephanie:
UPDATE 12/12: 20-year-old Columbia student in critical condition after weekend hit-and-run at the same intersection Following up on this morning’s post about the pedestrian killed in a traffic accident at Broadway & 106th last night… The Daily News identified the victim as 32-year-old Italian jazz singer Daniela D’Ercole. The video above is from her YouTube [...]
Sad news this morning… A 32-year-old woman was struck and killed by an SUV at Broadway & 106th last night. UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Italian jazz singer Daniela D’Ercole
MUW reader Sunny sent in these photos of a mystery car roof in Riverside Park, adjacent to the parkway and just south of 79th Street. It appears as though the jaws-of-life were used to cut the roof off and it was simply discarded in the park. I haven’t hear about any major accidents over the [...]
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