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News Investigators from the NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad  investigated the accident. (Source: Mike Wright)

A 17-year-old student from James Madison High School was struck by a car outside of the school building on Bedford Avenue near Quentin Road yesterday, tossing him into the side of a bus and knocking him out. The teen was left lying by the back wheels of an MTA bus at approximately 1:30pm. The bus had…

Police & Fire Approximate location of the accident. (Source: Google Maps)

Flatlands resident Christopher Wiltshire, 35, was found dead yesterday afternoon near Shell Bank Creek in Gerritsen Beach. Paramedics responded to a call of an accident near the creek, past the brush east of Gerritsen Avenue, at approximately 5pm. They found Wiltshire unresponsive and brought him to Coney Island Hospital. Wiltshire was declared dead at the hospital, prompting…

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Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA.— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1, 2015 A 50-year-old construction worker died after falling from a Neptune Avenue construction site in Brighton Beach. The worker, Vidal Sanchez-Roman of Coney Island, plummeted from the sixth floor of 360…

Police & Fire 2323 East 12th Street, the scene of the accident. (Source: Google News)

An elderly neighbor died in a tragic accident Tuesday night after her nightgown caught fire while she was cooking. The Daily News reports: The 87-year-old woman, identified by police sources as Maria Vinograndova, was discovered by her granddaughter dead with burns on her face, torso, arms and feet on the kitchen floor of her apartment on…

Police & Fire 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 that the accident, which took place around 3pm, involved a B82 bus hitting a man in his 30s as he was crossing the street. Passengers told the…

Police & Fire

A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

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