NYPD has no plans to reform the way it releases information on traffic crashes, despite the department’s terrible track record of falsely blaming victims for their own deaths. NYPD said Dan Hanegby, Kelly Hurley, and Lauren Davis — to name a few recent victims — were responsible for the collisions that took their lives before evidence revealed motorist behavior as […]
In light of the department's track record of putting out misleading crash information, initial police accounts can't be trusted in the absence of video evidence or testimony from witnesses other than the driver.
The family of Lauren Davis is reeling after a judge at the state Department of Motor Vehicles declined to take action against the motorist who struck and killed her on Classon Avenue last year.
A for-hire driver in an Uber cab injured a young man riding a bike on the Hudson River Greenway last week. The driver blamed the victim, and indications are NYPD did not conduct a full-scale investigation. The Taxi and Limousine Commission declined comment.
Motorists killed three people walking and biking in Brooklyn. In one case a driver ran over a senior in broad daylight and left the scene.