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.

Fatal Crashes (11 Killed This Week; 188 This Year; 15 Drivers Charged*)

  • Tremont: 23-Year-Old Crossing Cross Bronx Expressway Killed in Hit-and-Run (News)
  • College Point: Brian Nowell, 47, Struck by Two Drivers Crossing 14th Avenue (Streetsblog)
  • Corona: Sangho Kim, 57, Killed Crossing LIE Service Road; No Arrests (WNBC)
  • East Harlem: Olga Rivera, 65, Struck on Sidewalk; Three Cab Occupants Injured (StreetsblogDNA)**
  • Elmhurst: Man Chit Cheng, 59, and Mu Wang Lin, 41, Struck by Curb-Jumping Driver on Queens Boulevard (Streetsblog, DNA)**
  • Hunts Point: Maria Montalvo, 66, Struck in Crosswalk by Driver Making Left Turn; Motorist Ticketed for Careless Driving (Streetsblog)
  • Kingsbridge: SUV Driver Slams Into Elevated Train Tracks Pillar (DNA)
  • Hutchinson River Parkway: Cab Driver and Passenger Killed in Three-Car Crash (News)
  • Willets Point: Jose Bosque, 35, Killed on Motorcycle After Crashing Into Median (News)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Lower Manhattan: Pregnant Woman Struck Crossing Water Street; Sun Blamed (News)
  • Borough Park: Pedestrian Struck at 46th Street and 16th Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Midwood: 17-Year-Old Driver Hits Man on Ocean Pkwy; CIS Requested (Bklyn Daily, @NYScanner)
  • Jamaica: Pedestrian Struck at Hillside Avenue; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Rosebank: Senior Struck, Seriously Injured Crossing Hylan Boulevard (Advance)
  • Prospect Heights: Four Injured When Sanitation Truck Driver Crashes Into Ambulance (News)**
  • Williamsburg: Vehicle Overturned at Broadway and Heyward (@NYScanner)
  • Grant City: 18-Year-Old Arrested for Wrong-Way Driving While High on Pot (Advance)

* Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

  • Andy B from Jersey

    WOW!!! You don’t wreck a car like that Camaro pictured at top without going at a felonious rate of speed. I hope the local DA can at least figure that one out!

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