Riverhead Town Police arrested a woman on charges of violating Leandra’s Law when she was driving drunk with her two children in the car.
Town officers stopped Prudence B. Williams on East Main Street on April 28 at approximately 11:50 p.m. for a vehicle and traffic law infraction. Police found that she was “driving under the influence of alcohol” while her two daughters — a six-year-old and a six-month-old — were in the vehicle with her.
Continue reading “Drunk Driver Arrested in Violation of Leandra’s Law”
On February 12, 2016, a 48-year-old woman was fatally struck by a dump truck while in a crosswalk in Manhattan. The woman, who was visiting from Canada, died at the scene from internal injuries.
According to the New York Daily News, the driver will probably not face criminal charges. The driver of the truck apparently did not see her crossing the street due to a blind spot and did not realize he had struck her until he turned the corner.
Continue reading “Canadian Visitor Dies in Dump Truck Accident”
Many enjoy the thrill of riding in a small passenger plane. Others enjoy the convenience it brings and ease of travel. Some people even take classes and obtain their pilot licenses to be able to have the freedom to fly whenever they choose. However, if pilots do not exercise caution, accidents can occur. Recently, on Long Island, a single engine plane crashed killing the pilot and injuring the passenger.
Continue reading “Small Plane Safety Risks”