[UPDATED: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 12pm] – More information has come out regarding the hit-and-run incident that occurred in Prospect Park last Thursday morning. Michael Gitelis, an 18-year-old from Flatlands, stole a Hyundai Sonata in Camden, New Jersey some time after midnight on Thursday, December 7 and drove into Brooklyn,
PROSPECT PARK – The NYPD is searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in Prospect Park this morning. Photo via Harvey K / flickr [https://www.flickr.com/photos/theharv58/6805188814/in/photolist-bnmnxC-7KqGp4-dhysjP-9XGVEn-9rQvTt-ecVqDK-ab77GB-9bfUCg-5HdCGb-4KPf6B-8392Ri-6cBDwA-9rJYYc-a8BgD9-51638U-b3kp8-5fqYA6-ab9XEj-CWBFEx-4tm4p-64tP7S-dK8RG-d3cwQU-ao23y9-ftTWf-9WAzC2-ab9XBJ-do4uFD-mLPih-4sYLvC-pUNQcw-2jzEnw-7z82jY-9EVarh-3ASWC-iJXA2n-do4C9h-8ojEVe-vbSNk-4zLBCi-8ByMpE-67qp
> U/D Brooklyn: Coney Island & Ave M Fatal Pedestrian struck by a Bus @NYPDHighway [https://twitter.com/NYPDHighway?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] on scene for the investigation. pic.twitter.com/vnIRpFb4k7 [http://t.co/vnIRpFb4k7] — NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) February 20, 2015 [https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/568858648488873984?ref_src=twsrc%
Kings Highway and East 18th Street, the scene of the accidents (Source: Google Maps)An MTA bus struck a pedestrian on Kings Highway near East 18th Street yesterday afternoon, dragging him a short distance and leaving him seriously injured. News 12 reports [http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/pedestrian-hit-by-mta-bus-near-kings-highway-and-east-18th-street-1.9812060] that
Gravesend Neck Road and East 16th Street (Source: Google Maps)Update (1:00 p.m.): The 82-year-old pedestrian did not survive. The victim was transported to Coney Island Hospital, where the person was pronounced dead on arrival, according to the Vision Zero [https://twitter.com/VisionZeroNYC/status/447053517157830657] Twitter feed.
Thomas Choi (Source: Handout)A Bridge and Tunnel officer was left in critical condition after being struck by a Nissan Maxima on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday. Thomas Choi, 61, was removing the orange barrels that had stopped traffic during weekend work on the Brooklyn-bound lower level, when a female
Photo: TheRealSappy/TwitterPolice are investigating the cause of a Saturday evening accident [http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9039066], in which a car veered onto an Ocean Avenue sidewalk and struck three people. The accident happened at approximately 4:30 between 5:00 p.
The following is a press release from the offices of City Councilman David Greenfield: “Nearly a month has passed since this horrendous incident and the family of Noah Foxman is still seeking closure, which will only come once the cowardly driver is held accountable for the abhorrent actions of that
Milton Levine (Source: NYDailyNews.com)The victim of the hit and run on Nostrand Avenue and Avenue Y that we reported on yesterday [/hit-and-run-on-nostrand-avenue-avenue-y/] died shortly after the accident. Ninety-one-year-old Milton Levine was crossing the street at 3:36 p.m. when a gray Nissan Pathfinder struck him. The driver