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Woman Celebrating 21st Birthday Killed in Williamsburg Bridge Crash (Updated)

A woman celebrating her 21st birthday was killed in a horrible crash overnight on the Williamsburg Bridge.

Accident at Essex and Delancey Last Night

Dave Bolotsky sent in this shot from Essex Street (at Delancey Street) early yesterday evening. We have a call into the 7th Precinct for details. If you saw what happened here, send us a tip at tips@thelodownny.com.

24-Year-Old Man Indicted in Death of Bowery Mission Resident

Back in November, Bowery Mission resident Robert Perry was killed by the driver of a BMW who, police said, was traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph. Today, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has announced that the driver,...

Pedestrian Killed Near Bowery Mission; Driver Arrested After Fleeing

A reader sent along this photo showing the aftermath of a traffic accident on the Bowery last night near the Bowery Mission. Police say a pedestrian was killed by the 24-year-old driver of a BMW sedan. The driver did...

Traffic Accident on South Street Injures Three Women (Updated 3:50 p.m.)

Three women were rushed to the hospital early this morning following  a traffic accident on South Street at Rutgers Slip.  It happened around 6:40 a.m. when a car hit the pedestrians, who were attempting to cross South Street.  One...

Bus Carrying Prison Inmates Crashes on Manhattan Bridge

A Department of Corrections bus from Rikers Island crashed on the Manhattan Bridge this morning. Police said 14 people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  The bus was heading for Lower Manhattan's court buildings when it hit...

Photos: Cab Smashes Into Grand Street Scaffolding

A couple of TLD readers came across this scene this morning: a taxi that had smashed into the scaffolding at Seward Park High School on Grand Street, at Ludlow Street. We don't have an accident report yet, so no...

Cabs Collide at Eldridge and Broome Streets (Updated 10:45 a.m.)

There was a bad accident earlier this evening at the intersection of Eldridge and Broome. The Lo-Down's Jennifer Strom reports it involved two cabs -- a sedan and an SUV.  It happened around 9 p.m.  Two people were transported...

Clinton Street and East Houston: Traffic Accident Magnet

The intersection of Clinton Street at East Houston is a notorious trouble spot on the Lower East Side for traffic accidents.  Two more mishaps were reported during the weekend. These photos were sent along to us by Cole Schaffer,...

Follow-up: Drowsy Truck Driver Smashes Parked Cars

More now on the accident on Delancey Street this morning in which a sanitation truck badly damaged between six and eight parked cars.  We're told authorities do not believe the driver was intoxicated. Instead, they say, it appears he...
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Photo: The view of the Lower East Side from Brooklyn at dusk. In the news this past week: --There...
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