Steve Vaccaro weights in on the conflict between walkers and cyclists on the East Side Greenway.
The City Council berates the NYPD for the mishandling of Mathieu Lefevre’s investigation, which has become a rallying cry for advocates seeking to change NYPD policy on traffic collision investigations.
In a rare oversight hearing on the NYPD’s treatment of traffic accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians, Council members, advocates, and the relatives of slain cyclists expressed anger and frustration at what they say is the NYPD’s reluctance to charge the drivers responsible.
Streetsblog reports on a jury verdict won by Adam White, in which a driver exonerated of fault by police was held 90% liable for the fatal crash that killed Rasha Shamoon.
Following public outcry over NYPD’s mishandling of fatal crash investigations, the Transportation and Public Safety Committees of the New York City Council convened an oversight hearing at which Vaccaro & White client Erika Lefevre testified about NYPD’s mishandling of the investigation into the death of her son, Mathieu Lefevre.