The Weekly Carnage

Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 211 Killed This Year)

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  • Bronx: SUV Slams Big Rig, Passenger Dies, Driver Flees on Foot (Daily News, NYT)
  • Related: DWI Suspect Driven to Drink After Pal Died in DWI (Daily News)
  • Queens: Mother Killed in Crash, 10-Day-Old Baby Survives (Daily News, Newsday)
  • Related: Driver Is Jailed (AM NY)
  • Brooklyn: U-Turn Leads to Death and Arrest (NYT, Newsday)
  • Queens: Woman, 23, Struck and Killed by School Bus (WCBS 2)
  • Bronx: Off-Duty Cop on Motorcycle Dies Hitting Parked Car (NY Post)

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  • Haverstraw, N.Y.: SUV Driver Killed in Head-On With Sedan (Journal News
  • Wyandanch, L.I.: Pedestrian, 21, Struck and Killed (Newsday)
  • Bellmore, L.I.: Driver, 23, Killed in 2-Car Crash (Newsday)
  • Pemberton, N.J.: Driver Killed as Car Collides With Dump Truck (NJ.com)
  • Shrub Oak, N.Y.: 2-Car Crash Claims Life of Man, 57 (Journal News)
  • Middletown, N.Y.: 2 Men Die as Motorcycles Collide (AP via Newsday)
  • Dix Hills, L.I.: Teen Killed in Motorcycle Crash (Newsday)
  • Newark: Motorcyclist, 37, Killed Crashing Into Ravine (Star-Ledger)

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

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  • Staten Island: 3 Hurt in Apparent Carjacking & NYPD Chase (WABC 7)
  • Farmingdale, L.I.: Driver Hits Pedestrian, 2 Cop Cars, Tree (Newsday)
  • Staten Island: Boy, 3, Struck By Minivan (S.I. Advance
  • Albany: Brooklyn Assemblyman Accused of DWI (NYT)
  • Manchester, Conn.: License Revoked After ’03 Fatality, ’07 DWI (Newsday)
  • Hamilton, N.J.: Man Critical as SUV Flips Onto Him (Times of Trenton, NJ.com)
  • West Windsor, N.J.: 1 Injured as Car Flips (NJ.com)
  • Tappan, N.Y.: Arrested Teen Sent Vehicle Into a Home (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Waterbury, Conn.: Driver Pleads Guilty to Dragging Cop 1/4 Mile (AM NY)
  • Riverhead, L.I.: Assault Charges For SUV Driver Who Dragged Man (Newsday)
  • Camden, N.J.: Corzine Says He Feels ‘Blessed’ (Star-Ledger)
  • Related: 60% of Cases at Corzine’s Hospital Unit Are Car Crashes (Newsday
  • Related: Cop Who E-mailed Driver Hopes He Didn’t Cause Wreck (AP via NJ.com)
  • Related: Police Probe If Driver Was Distracted by Love (Star-Ledger)
  • Related: Corzine Faces Citizen Seat Belt Complaint (AP via NJ.com
  • Related: No Need for Speed (S.I. Advance)
  • Hoboken, N.J.: Police Looking for SUV Driver in Hit-Run Horror (Jersey Journal)
  • Cliffside Park, N.J.: Man Surrenders in Hit-and-Run (Jersey Journal)

Road Rage

  • Quadriplegic Teen Wants Stiffer Road Rage Penalties (Times of Trenton
  • NJ Turnpike Paintballer Can Return to Job as Toll Collector (AM NY)

Beyond the Region

  • Author David Halberstam of Manhattan, 73, Killed in California Crash (NYT)
  • Home After Massacre, Virginia Tech Freshman Dies in Car Crash (Newsday)

About the Weekly Carnage

  • Aaron, There was a major accident yesterday, 4/26 at 6:20 am on 8th Ave. & Berkeley Pl. Two SUV’s collided, one flipped over and landed against a parked car. They must have been moving quite fast. One woman was pulled out of the SUV and fortunately seemed not to have suffed major injuries.

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