The Weekly Carnage

This week we have two separate instances of children killed horsing around on the street. Kids, be careful out there. Also, it seems like we’ve had a lot of bus crashes lately.

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The Weekly Carnage

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Brooklyn: S.U.V. Hits Mother and 3 Children, Killing Boy (NYT) Related: Driver: I Didn’t Know I Killed Boy (Daily News) Related: Mother, in Coma, Clings to Life (NY Post)  Carteret, N.J., Family of 3 Killed in SUV Crash in Pennsylvania (Star-Ledger) Putnam Valley, N.Y.: Girl, 13, Killed in SUV-Truck Crash (Journal News) Queens: 3 Dead in Four-Car Pileup (Daily […]

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Fatal Crashes (16 Killed This Week; 227 Killed This Year) Bronx: Only Son of Deceased G.I. Crushed by Mother’s SUV (Daily News) Related Trend: Parents Put Spotlight on Toddler Deaths by ‘Backover’ (AM NY) Queens: Woman, 23, Struck and Killed by Mini-School Bus (NY1, WNBC 4) Brooklyn: SUV Jumps Curb, Pins Woman to Wall (NY Post, Gothamist, WABC) Brooklyn: Hit-and-Run Crash […]

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Fatal Crashes (12 Killed This Week; 289 Killed This Year) Manhattan: Man, 26, Killed in Hit-and-Run at 22nd & Park (Daily News, NY Post)  Related: Family Offers $5,000 Reward for Information (Daily News) Westport, Conn.: Couple Dies as Tree Falls on Car, 2 Boys O.K. (Westport News) Related: Governor Vows to Assess Safety of Trees (Newsday, Journal News) Related: Same […]

The Weekly Carnage

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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 (4 Killed Since Jan. 9, 8 This Year*, 1 Driver Charged**) Long Island City: Hoyt Jacobs, 36, Struck on Bicycle by Private Sanitation […]

14-Year-Old Girl Hit and Killed by School Bus in Queens

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This morning, a 14-year-old student at Francis Lewis High School was struck by a school bus as she crossed the street near 57th Avenue and 90th Street in Elmhurst, Queens. She suffered head injuries and later died at Elmhurst Hospital Center, according to reports. The girl’s name has not been released and details of the […]

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Manhattan: Boy, 16, Mowed Down on Highway (Daily News) Related Heartless Hack Knew He Hit Kid – Passenger (Daily News) Middletown, N.J.: 2 Dead in Crash Involving School Bus (Star-Ledger) Woodbridge, N.J.: Chlorine Tanker Flip Closes Turnpike Exit (Star-Ledger) Queens: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Truck Horror (Daily News) United States: SUV Fatalities Are on a Roll […]