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 (3 Killed This Week; 21 This Year; No Drivers Charged*)

  • Jackson Heights: Martha Tibillin-Guamug, 25, Struck by MTA Bus Driver (Streetsblog)
  • Brighton Beach: Stanislav Chernyshov, 73, Struck by Plow Operator; No Charges (DNA, News)
  • Canarsie: Livery Van Driver Crashes Into Back of Box Truck After Suffering Heart Attack (News, DNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Woodside: 7-Year-Old Among Four Hit by Curb-Jumping Driver at Bus Stop (Courier, Streetsblog)**
  • Midtown: Pedestrian Struck, Pinned by Turning Taxi Driver; No Known Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Crown Heights: Driver Seriously Injures Cyclist, 22, Near Prospect Park; No Summonses (Gothamist)
  • Elmhurst: Pedestrian Critically Injured by Van Driver in Crosswalk; No Summonses (DNA)
  • Downtown Brooklyn: 10 Injured, Two Seriously, When Livery Cab Driver Hits City Bus (Bklyn Paper)
  • Ditmas Park: Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars; Driver Slams Into Apartment Lobby (DP Corner)**
  • Midwood: Curb-Jumping SUV Driver Crashes Into Construction Site, Hits Pedestrian (Bklyn Daily)**
  • New Dorp: School Bus Carrying Three Students Veers Off Road, Crashes Into Fence (Advance)**
  • Woodside: Off-Duty Cop Charged With DWI Following Collision (News)
  • Prince’s Bay: Driver Going 90 MPH on Korean War Veterans Parkway Arrested for DWI (Advance)
  • New Springville: Off-Duty Firefighter Arrested for DWI After Rear-Ending Vehicle (Advance)

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

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