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Tragic Guilderland Motorcycle Crash

The Albany community is mourning the death of a paramedic and educator. On May 26th the Guilderland paramedic was riding his motorcycle on Washington Avenue when a van pulled out in front of him. The van and motorcycle collided, tragically the cyclist died. The paramedic gave over 26 years of service to the Guilderland community. -->

Fatal I-90 Motorcycle Crash, Rumble Strips to Blame

Just weeks ago an Albany, New York man died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 90. The victim was just 24 years old.  According to authorities the motorcyclist was traveling between Exits 5 and 4 just after 4:00pm when he hit rumble strips. He lost control of his bike and crashed into a guardrail. He -->

Drunk Driver Plunges into the Hudson

A young man narrowly escaped serious injury after a major car crash on Sunday, March 6th. The accident occurred in Queensbury, New York. Queensbury is a relatively small town in Warren County, located north of Saratoga and south of Lake George. The Hudson River runs through the south side of Queensbury, and on Sunday evening -->

14 Year Old Female Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Car Crash

Detectives are investigating an accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred in Woodstock, NY on Sunday, January 28, 2016. Police responded to the report just before 3pm on the corner of Zena Road and Chestnut Hill Road.  A 14 year old female bicyclist was turning onto Zena Road when the incident occurred. She -->

Albany Ambulance Rollover Caused by Failure to Yield

On Monday, January 25, 2016, seven people were transported to an area hospital after an ambulance rolled over in Albany, NY. The crash took place around 1:00pm at the intersection of Western Ave and Manning Blvd.  At the time of the accident the ambulance was operating with a patient in the back and lights and -->

Fatal Crash Shuts Down Albany Roadway

Henry Johnson Boulevard was shut down following a deadly car crash late Saturday evening. According to officials, a 22-year-old male driver struck several parked cars as he drove down First Street. The driver continued eastbound, towards the intersection at Henry Johnson Boulevard. Instead of stopping at the intersection, the driver blew through it, in doing so t-boning -->

The April 2015 Landslide Still Affecting Normans Kill Residents

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan hosted an informational meeting Monday, June 8th for Normans Kill residents who were affected by the April 2015 landslide. According to residents the source of the landslide, a river which is located just outside of Albany, NY is still several feet too high. Residents have been encouraged to sign up for -->

Albany, NY Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

Motor vehicle traffic injuries are the second leading cause of injury related death for Albany County residents, according to the NYS Department of Health. 24 Albany County residents die due to traffic injuries every year: • Of these deaths, 8 are occupants, 8 are unspecified persons, 3 are motorcyclists, and 3 are pedestrians. Motor vehicle -->