When parents in New York put their children on the school bus they expect that they will safely arrive at school. Sadly, that is not always the case. Officials are investigating two recent bus accidents that happened less than a week apart.
Navigating New York City's busy streets can be challenging for even long-time residents. Cars, trucks, bicycles and pedestrians all crowd the roads 24 hours a day. It is not uncommon for this congestion to result in accidents that cause serious injuries.
Many New Yorkers ride the bus every day. They expect that they will be safe and get to their destination unharmed. Unfortunately, a recent bus crash in Brooklyn left a dozen people injured.
Making coffee is a morning ritual for many people living in New York. Without a morning cup of joe, it can become impossible to function. However, one young girl will never look at a coffee maker in the same way. While she was using her family's one-cup coffee brewer, she suffered multiple second-degree burns. Her story is one among many documented cases of this defective product. In response the manufacturer has recalled this device.
People assume that they will be able to safely walk down the streets of New York. Sadly, that is not always the case.
Due to the sheer number of people and cars on the road, tragic accidents happen frequently in New York City. Yet, each fatal accident is a reason to pause, remember the victims and consider the safety of our roads and the drivers who frequent them.
When people drive recklessly and cause harm to another person, they should be held accountable. A man who killed a six-year-old girl in Queens in a drunk driving accident was recently sentenced, but the family of the little girl believes the sentence isn't enough.