The Weekly Carnage

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Fatal Crashes (15 Killed this week; 582 Killed this year)

  • Queens: Off-Duty Cop Inexplicably Slams SUV Into Pole on LIE, above (News)
  • Manhattan: Off-duty cop shoots driver in road rage incident (News)
  • Related: "Road rage cop speaks out" (Post)
  • Manhattan: Retired Broadway actor killed in hit-and-run (Newsday)
  • Staten Island: Mother dismembered in fatal hit-and-run on way to the bus (Post)
  • Queens: Teen, 17, dead, after friends crash stolen car into subway trestle (Post)
  • Related: Driver in fatal hit-and-run surrenders to police (News) (Post)
  • Smithtown, L.I.: Teen in head-on collision, three dead (News) (Newsday)
  • Related: Call for traffic calming on road plagued by speeding, crashes (Newsday)
  • Huntington, L.I.: Driver loses control, slams into tree (Newsday)
  • Greenport, L.I.: Motorcyclist dies in collision with a deer (Newsday)
  • Long Island Expressway: One dead in three vehicle crash (Newsday)
  • Mastic, L.I.: Both drivers dead in head on collision (Newsday)
  • Norwalk, CT:  Body parts of truck driver dragged for miles (Newsday)
  • Camden, N.J.: Courier-Post writer in hit-and-run (Newsday)

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A firefighter dumps sawdust on a pool of blood and engine fluid at Madison Ave. and 53rd St.

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Manhattan: Pedestrian struck as cab crashes into storefront, above (Streetsblog)
  • Staten Island: Driver of stolen car slams into home, flees (Staten Island Advance)
  • Staten Island: Charges filed after road rage incident (Staten Island Advance)
  • Brooklyn: Driver crashes into bus shelter in Cadman Plaza (Streetsblog)
  • Wheatley Heights, L.I.: Student, 15, hit while boarding school bus (Newsday)
  • Copiague, L.I.: Man, 90, crossing highway, severely injured (Newsday)
  • Huntington Station, L.I.:  Man hit crossing highway (Newsday)
  • East Meadow, L.I.: Charges for woman who smashed S.U.V. into store (Newsday)
  • Bronx: Girl, 7, in "fight for her life" after being struck by pick-up truck (Post)
  • Congers, N.Y.: Girl, 14, struck while crossing the street (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Jersey City: Police Officer offered 11-year plea deal in DUI accident (Star-Ledger)

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