9-year-old boy orphaned in crash that kills entire family

A 9-year-old boy is recovering after his entire immediate family, including his pregnant mother, was killed in a car crash in California. Relatives confirmed that 11-year-old Irving Miranda, 5-year-old Jose Miranda, 4-year-old Stephanie Miranda, 30-year-old Luis Miranda and 31-year-old Vivian Rodriguez all died in the collision at Ham Lane and Vine Street near Lodi Memorial […]

Joseph Beer – Fatal Car Accident that Killed Four Teens

A Queens teenager seemed dazed in October as he wandered through the aftermath of a deadly car crash that “looked like someone had taken a stick to a piñata,” a state trooper testified Wednesday. “There was debris everywhere. And body parts. Blood all over the place,” said State Trooper Eduardo Arias. Yet Arias said Joseph […]

Airbag Injuries to children

Evidence from the United States suggests that passenger air- bags are associated with an increased risk of death in children. Passenger airbags in vehicles have been associated with fatal and non-fatal injuries in children of all ages. Two scenarios are thought to contribute to these injuries: infants in rear facing child seats strapped into the […]

George Washington Bridge fatal car accident snarls morning commute

A 32-year-old Manhattan woman was killed in a single-car wreck Tuesday morning after she lost control of her minivan on the George Washington Bridge, authorities said. Patricia Salcedo’s Toyota van flipped several times and landed on its roof on the New York side of the bridge’s upper level about 4 a.m., authorities said. She was […]