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NYC Buildings Department Issues Violation, Stop Work Order on Crane Operator

The New York City Buildings Department has issued a violation and a stop work order on April 25 after a cherry picker smashed into the side of an apartment building.

New York Tugboat Crash Claimed Three Crewmember's Lives

On March 12, 2016 a tugboat escorting a crane from Albany to Jersey City, collided with a stationary construction barge located near the Tappan Zee Bridge. The tugboat, named The Specialist, was manned by three crewmembers, all of whom perished in the incident. After hitting the barge, the tugboat capsized and sank to the bottom of the Hudson River.

Two Injured in Cyclist-Pedestrian Collision

A pedestrian was recently seriously injured after being struck by a cyclist near New York City's Washington Square Park. The unexpected collision resulted in the pedestrian being sent to the hospital with a serious head injury. The cyclist also sustained a minor injury.

Victim of Motorcycle Pursuit Accident Settles With City

New York City recently agreed to pay more than $250,000 to settle a civil lawsuit brought by a Bronx man who was injured in a police pursuit which ultimately resulted in the death of a close friend. The incident, which took place on August 11, 2012 in Hunts Point, started when police saw the suspects driving an unlicensed dirt bike. The incident quickly escalated into a tragedy when an NYPD officer slammed into the dirt bike on which the two men were riding. Soon thereafter, an investigation conducted by the NYPD Internal Affairs department concluded that the incident was simply an accident not predicated on criminal intent.

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