The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage.

While walking with a friend, Luis Bravo was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of 58th Street and Broadway in Woodside. Photo: ##http://timesledger.com/stories/2013/40/jaxhgtsteenhitrun_tl_2013_10_04_q.html##Times Ledger##

Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week; 159 This Year; 11 Drivers Charged*)

  • Mariners Harbor: Unidentified Pedestrian Killed Reportedly by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Officer (Streetsblog)
  • Woodside: Luis Bravo, 19, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver at 58th and Broadway (Streetsblog)
  • Melrose: Genielle Laboriel, 21, Struck by Bus Driver While Riding Skateboard; No Charges (Streetsblog)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • LES: Driver Hits, Seriously Injures Woman Near Chrystie and Hester (DNA)
  • Henry Hudson Parkway: Driver Rams Motor Bikers After They Surround SUV (DNA 1, 2)
  • Chinatown: Alleged DWI Driver Hits Cop Standing on Corner, Leads Police Chase (DNA)
  • Fresh Meadows: Child Struck at 197th Street and 67th Avenue (WNBC)
  • Williamsburg: Three Children Hit at Bedford and Division Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Hell’s Kitchen: Person Seriously Injured at W. 50th and 10th Ave; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Sunset Park: Seven Injured, One Critically, in Three-Car Collision on Gowanus Expressway (Post)
  • East New York: Passenger Critically Injured When Driver Crashes Into Light Pole (Post)
  • Maspeth: Taxi Driver Flips Cab; Four Seriously Hurt (WCBS)
  • Eltingville: Driver Stopped With BAC Four Times the Legal Limit (Advance)
  • Dyker Heights: Crash Pins Occupants (@NYScanner)
  • New Springville: Truck Driver Hits Utility Pole, Leaving Hundreds Without Power (DNA)
  • Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge: Two Injured in Crash Involving Three Vehicles (Advance)

*Based on latest available reports

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