The driver of the Civic was headed west on Borden Avenue near the Long Island Expressway “at a high rate of speed” when the driver lost control, officials said.
A Manhattan lawmaker wants to give NYC the power to reduce speed limits on city streets, amid a surge in reckless driving that’s contributed to the highest number of traffic fatalities in six years.
25-year-old Garman Chan reportedly had a history of violations for speeding.
A witness thought the driver was going 60-70 mph.
He allegedly had 9 or 10 vodka drinks in three hours while partying with fellow traffic enforcement officers before the crash.
The decision ends an 11-year lawsuit by the family of a young boy struck on a notorious Brooklyn street by a speeding, unlicensed driver.
Police say a speeding BMW driver "ignored a stop sign" and slammed into the car, causing a mother and daughter to be ejected through the back window of their Toyota.
She sped into cars stopped at a red light and went flying, according to witnesses.
The SUV driver was charged with manslaughter.
There is no crosswalk at the intersection near where the driver hit a pedestrian, killing him.
The driver "traveled a half a block with the victim on the hood of the car, slammed on the brakes, leaving the victim to fall on the roadway..."
The community board there has become a graveyard of road-safety plans.
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