Pair Of Weekend “Person vs. Car” Crashes On UWS Leave One Injured & One Dead; Police Searching For Hit & Run Driver

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.

UWS Traffic Accident: Taxi Hits Motorcycle, Motorcycle Hits Camp Mini-Bus

Seems as though there was some bumper car action of sorts yesterday afternoon on Central Park West. Apparently a taxi in the northbound lane clipped a motorcyclist, who in turn skidded into the southbound lane and bumped into a mini-bus that was dropping off kids from a day camp. Thankfully, it seems as though no [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Flipped Over Car On Riverside Drive

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.”

UWS Photo Of The Day: Taxi Crash At Broadway & 86th

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.

UWS Photo Of the Day: Taxi Crash At Broadway & 103rd

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 [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Taxi Crash At Broadway & 70th + Taxi Crash Gallery

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.

UWS Photo Of The Day: Taxi vs. Traffic Light Pole (Four People Injured) + Taxi Crash Gallery

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: Victim From Last Night’s UWS Accident Identified As Italian jazz singer Daniela D’Ercole

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 [...]

32-Year-Old Woman Struck & Killed By SUV At Broadway & 106th

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

Upper West Side Week In Review: 10/31 – 11/6/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: UWS Woman In Critical Condition After Being Struck In The Head By Shopping Cart Thrown From Above More Details Emerge About UWS Shooting: Cop & Suspect Exchanged Gunfire Central Park Ravaged By Last Weekend’s Freak Storm; Loss Of Roughly 1,000 Trees Expected [...]