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October 2016 Archives

Highway bus accident leaves 13 dead, dozens injured

On the opposite end of the nation from Central Islip, a nightmare unfolded for passengers sleeping on a tour bus headed back to Los Angeles from a trip to a casino. As the bus rolled along an interstate highway in predawn hours toward home, it slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler.

Why did a New York driver fail to slow or stop?

We do not yet know why a New York driver about 50 miles west of Islip failed to slow or stop their BMW. We do know that the driver's failure led to the horrific car accident and death of a Staten Island woman on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.The woman was hurled from the elevated highway to the street below when she was struck by the BMW. She had gotten out of her car because the vehicle had a flat tire.