Authorities said a fatal April 8 car crash in New York may have been caused by a man under the influence of drugs. The accident occurred at approximately 10:40 a.m. in Camillus. According to police, a 22-year-old man was traveling south on Kasson Road in a 2008 BMW X3 when he drifted into westbound traffic and collided head-on with a 2003 Toyota Avalon. The driver of the Toyota, a 79-year-old Syracuse man, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
During the early morning hours of March 13 in Smithtown, a 36-year-old woman from Kings Park was allegedly driving drunk while heading north on Route 25A. Shortly after 12 a.m., the Long Island woman apparently crossed over the center divider and into the southbound lanes. She hit a Toyota Camry head-on that was being driven by a 59-year-old Island Park man.
A New York accident turned fatal for one 26-year-old Lindenhurst driver. The man was killed in a two-vehicle collision when his 2013 Honda Civic struck a 2013 Ford Fusion head on. According to a statement from police, the Civic entered her lane at about 7 p.m., resulting in the fatal crash.
The Lincoln Tunnel connects New Jersey and Midtown Manhattan. When an accident occurs, traffic is snarled for miles, and there may be a delay in getting help to accident victims. On Sept. 2, an accident involving multiple victims and vehicles shut down the center tube of the tunnel.