Car Jumps Curb, Plows Into Home
An elderly man turning onto Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Beach 77 Street lost control of his car on Tuesday, plowing onto the sidewalk, through a tree, and finally through the front porch of a new Arverne home.
Residents at the scene who witnessed the accident, asked that the city place either a traffic light or a stop sign along Rockaway Beach Boulevard somewhere between Beach 81 Street and Beach 67 Street, a stretch of road that currently has no lights or stop signs.
"It has become a speedway around here," one resident said. "We need a traffic light somewhere along here because there is a school nearby and too many people are speeding." The unidentified elderly driver and his passenger were transported to Peninsula Hospital for evaluation.