Police Officer Joseph Olivieri fatally hit on LIE

A Nassau County highway police officer was struck and killed while investigating a car accident on the Long Island Expressway (LIE)  in North Hills early on Thursday morning, police said. Police Officer Joseph Olivieri, 43, was a 13-year Nassau County veteran.  He was fatally struck at about 5 a.m., as he was assisting the driver […]

14-year-old girl on bicycle struck by a car in Cutchogue

A 14-year-old girl from Cutchogue was riding her bicycle when she was suddenly hit by a car.  She was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after the accident, Southold Police said. Emily Gatz was struck by Henry Oman, 74, both from Cutchogue, as he was traveling south on Skunk Lane at about 9 a.m., police […]

School Bus involved in massive Four-Car Accident

A school bus, having no students on board at the time, was involved in a four-vehicle collision in Holtsville on Wednesday morning. The driver of a Ford F250 was taken to a hospital with injuries, police said. The extent of the injuries sustained by the driver was not immediately known. The four-car accident, which was […]

Black SUV crashes into divider on LIE

At approx. 9am this morning a black SUV veered off of the LIE and crashed into two dividers just short of the service road. The car was traveling westbound on the Long Island Expressway a few exits short of Rt. 110 when it lost control of the car in the wet conditions and smashed into […]

Fatal Car Accident Statistics on Long Island

With stretches on Long Island roads grossly nicknamed “Blood Alley” two things are clear:1)  Drivers are more aggressive2)  Long Island roads are unsafe.Robert Sinclair, spokesman for AAA New York said “The Southern State Parkway is the exemplar of the poorly engineered roads typical of our area.   It’s lanes are too narrow, the road is […]

4 Teens DEAD on Parkway – driver only had Permit

A 17-year-old driver lost control on the Southern State Parkway at 3:40am and slammed into several trees. Joseph Beer, of Richmond Hill, Queens, survived the crash that killed his four passengers after they were ejected rom the 2012 Subaru Impreza when it failed to negotiate a westbound curve on the parkway between exit 18 (eagle […]

Bethpage school officials to monitor air

In response to continued concerns from area residents a new report claims the Air quality in Bethpage High School, which is next to a toxic waste site, is within state standards for chemical contaminants….but researchers recommend continued testing. Recent sampling found chemicals present in soil under the school that can affect the central nervous system […]

Yonkers Man hit by LIRR Train in Amityville

MTA police are investigating how a Yonkers man apparently was hit by a Long Island Railroad train in Amityville early yesterday. Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokeswoman Marge Anders said the engineer of an eastbound train pulling into the Amityville station about 2 am noticed Michael Pineda, 23, lying between a running rail and the electrical third […]

School Bus Driver Crashes Into House – Charged with DWI

According to authorities, a school bus driver passed out behind the wheel and crashed into a house on Long Island while children were aboard.  The driver, Frederick Flowers, 66, has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said.  He was leaving a Catholic elementary school, St. Edward the Confessor School, Wednesday afternoon when […]

Nassau County police officer hit by car and taken to hospital

LAWRENCE, NY – A nassau county police officer was struck by a car and rushed to Nassau University Medical Center.  A spokesman says the accident happened on the Nassau Expressway in Lawrence on Tuesday at about 11:30am. The Unidentified officer was struck just north of the Atlantic Beach Bridge.  There was no immediate information on […]