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08.20.14 Sophie Weiner

New evidence points to the possibility that the NYPD lied about a deadly vehicular incident last year when 24-year-old Japanese student Ryo Oyamada was ran over by Officer Darren Ilardi while crossing 40th Avenue in Queens. The police reported that the cruiser’s emergency lights had been on at the time of the crash and that the officer was […]

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08.05.14 Sophie Weiner

Over the weekend, members of street safety group Right of Way commemorated pedestrians and bicyclists who had died from traffic collisions by putting up spray-painted stencils all around the city. The stencils were created by Robyn Hasty — a pair of wings surrounded by roses. Below the design, the group and families of victims added the name of the […]

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04.09.12 Marina Galperina

“This slow motion car crash sculpture is actually moving at a speed of 7mm per hour in a choreographed collision.” That’s, uh, o.000004 mph. Watch Jonathan Schipper’s sculpture crash itself in time-lapse. “With a dramatic inevitability that reflects our own mortality, over the course of the month, the car is eventually destroyed.” Further dammage below. Ooh, […]

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07.11.11 Marina Galperina

Here’s the CCTV footage of one of Moscow’s notorious speeders who recently tried to pull a Fast and the Furious, mis-swerved and ended up plowing up a row of parked cars into a pile of overturned, smoking debris. Watch ’em explode into the air. […]

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05.06.09 Will Sherman

Following Monday’s car crash on the set of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, comes another one: an out of control SUV plowed a parked car into 8 crew members on the Nicholas Cage movie, all of whom were hospitalized. The driver was not charged. |WCBS| […]

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05.04.09 Will Sherman

Two were injured when a movie car chase through Times Square, just before one in the morning. Filming for the Nicholas Cage film, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” a black Ferrari is seen weaving through traffic in a car chase before losing control, jumping a curb and smashing into a fast food joint. One woman was struck […]

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