These are the must-read stories from the weekend

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A driver was arrested following a horrific accident that left a woman dead in Tribeca. On Long Island, three people were injured when fire swept through a New Hyde Park house Sunday morning. And with time winding down on 2018, the confetti was being tested for the annual New Year's Eve bash in Times Square.

Here's a look at the must-read stories from the weekend.

1 dead, 1 under arrest in Manhattan multi-car crash

One person was killed, another was arrested, and two suffered minor injuries in a multi-car crash in Manhattan Saturday morning that flipped one vehicle, which then burst into flames.

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Naveen Dhaliwal has more on the crash in TriBeCa.

Woman, granddaughter killed when fire tears through LI house

A 68-year-old woman and her 4-year-old granddaughter died early Sunday in a fire in New Hyde Park, but a 10-year-old boy escaped by jumping out a window.

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Naveen Dhaliwal has the details from New Hyde Park.

Driver plunges to death after going through fence onto Metro North property

Police were investigating a deadly accident in Westchester County after a driver fell 25 feet off an overpass. Officials say the driver turned into oncoming traffic in Mount Vernon, somehow missing pedestrians on the sidewalk, and then plunged to his death.

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CeFaan Kim has the details from Mount Vernon.

Times Square confetti tested for 'overall fluttering,' 'confettability'

It takes a lot to throw the nation's biggest party - 3,000 pounds of confetti. And for the big night on New Year's Eve, it was all being tested for 'overall fluttering'.

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CeFaan Kim has more from Times Square.

Good Samaritans jump in water to save dog floating on debris

A dog who wandered away from his home in Suffolk County and nearly drowned was rescued, thanks to Good Samaritans and police.

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Sandra Bookman has the story.

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