The Weekly Carnage

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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. Queens Woman, 67, Killed in Hit-and-Run (Daily News) Boy, 13, on Way to School Seriously Injured by Bus in Queens (NYT) Playful Shove Nearly Cost the Boy His […]

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Designated Driver Hits Utility Pole, Dies (Newsday) Driver, 25, Hears DWI Charges in Triple-Fatal Crash (Star-Ledger) Family Raises $200K to Bails Out Driver After Deadly Accident (Star-Ledger) Van Accident Kills Parents, but Police Save Their Children (NYT) Pedestrian Killed by Minivan Driver in Boerum Hill (Gothamist) Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Old Bridge, N.J. (Star-Ledger) Car Spins […]

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Tom Nycz/The Journal News Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 402 Killed This Year) Chappaqua, N.Y.: Pedestrian, 61, Killed on Way to Starbucks (Journal News) Lindenhurst, L.I.: Mother Runs Over 5-Year-Old Son (AP/Daily News) Related: Officer Notes "It’s Just a Tragic Accident" (Newsday) Staten Island: Car Rear Ended, Bursts Into Flames, Killing Driver (S.I. Advance) Secaucus, N.J.: […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (1 killed this week, 98 this year, 14 drivers charged*) Corona: Twenty-Five-Year-Old Woman Killed By Minivan Driver While Crossing Corona […]

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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 (2 Killed This Week; 33 This Year; 1 Driver Charged*) Williamsburg: Marisol Martinez, 21, Struck in Crosswalk by Turning MTA Bus Driver (Streetsblog) Brownsville: Philip […]

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 […]