The 85yr old driver of a white Mercedes Benz sedan was pronounced dead at the Hospital after he collided with a Dodge Ram pickup truck on Peninsula Boulevard at the intersection of Harris Avenue in Hewlett, Nassau County, at about 11:29AM on Tuesday. The pickup truck overturned onto its’ right side.
It was the second road fatality of the morning on Peninsula Boulevard, happening just a mile and a half away from the earlier one on Peninsula Boulevard and Edwards Avenue.
The driver of the Dodge Ram was also transported to a Hospital with non life threatening injuries. It is not clear whether he faces any charges.
A 73yr old Jewish man was pronounced dead at the Hospital after he was struck by a 36yr old woman driving a white Infiniti SUV as he tried to cross Peninsula Boulevard at Edwards Avenue in Woodmere, Nassau County, at about 7:00AM on Tuesday.
The driver remained at the scene. It is unknown at this time whether she faces any charges.
Three men miraculously walked away with minor injuries after the small single engine Cessna aircraft they were in crashed into power lines in a residential area at 125 Clarendon Drive in Valley Stream on Sunday.
According to Authorities, the plane was being piloted by 27yr old Dongl Kim of Flushing, Queens, with two other men in their twenties aboard.
The trio flew from Niagara Falls and were headed to Republic Airport in East Farmingdale, NY. After the Pilot made four failed attempts to land at Republic Airport, Air Traffic Controllers re directed him to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
At JFK International Airport, the Pilot made two failed attempts to land before they crashed into the power lines outside a residence at 125 Clarendon Drive.
The area suffered from fog conditions at the time and it is not known if this weather played a role in the Pilots’ six failed landing attempts. “Luckiest three guys I’ve ever seen in my life”, said an official at the scene. “They nipped the roof of the Church down the block then came in and landed into the wires”. “The wires held them up from actually hitting the ground”. “When the Cops got here the three men were sitting on the sidewalk” the official stated. An Investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Long Island Rail Road service was disrupted after a man was struck and killed by the 5:08 train, heading from Speonk to Penn Station, at the Baldwin Station on Brooklyn Avenue at Grand Avenue in Nassau County. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department is conducting an Investigation into the circumstances of this incident.