Browsing: hit and run

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Citing a recent hit-and-run accident, City Council candidate John Lisyanskiy is calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install more traffic signals at busy thoroughfares in the community. Last week, we received a message from a local resident hoping to get any information on a hit-and-run accident that took place at 86th Street and…

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We received the following message from Mary Chan regarding a hit and run case in Bensonhurst this past Friday: A 62 year old Chinese man was hit with a black car on Friday 07/19/13 around 3pm on 86th street & bay 31st street. This was a hit & run and the victim’s barely hanging on…

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A large white flat bed truck slammed into a bicycle rider this past Friday morning in Borough Park, killing him. CBS News reported that after the accident, the driver left the scene to order lunch before he was arrested. The details of the alleged hit-and-run are slightly bizarre. The victim, described as a man in…

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The proposed installation of speed enforcement cameras across the city has been touted by some legislators and opposed by others, but now there is a chance that a slimmed down version of the plan has a chance of actually happening. Streetsblog is reporting that legislation to install cameras in school zones might have enough support…

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The fight over speed enforcement cameras is getting nastier. Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally called out State Senators Marty Golden, Simcha Felder and Dean Skelos for having blood on their hands in refusing to include funding for speed enforcement cameras in the state budget. In response, Senate Democrats are trying to reinvigorate the effort…

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