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9:22 AM EDT on May 4, 2007

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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 Kills Boy, 13, Riding Bicycle (NYT, Gothamist)
    • Related: Unlicensed Tow-Truck Driver Arrested (Daily News)
    • Related: Family Remembers 13-Year-Old Cyclist (Brooklyn Eagle)
    • Port Jeff Station, L.I.: Man, 90, and Woman, 19, Collide, He Dies (Newsday)
    • Dix Hills, L.I.: 2 Die as 100-MPH BMW Hits Tree, Disintegrates (Newsday)
    • Related: Mourning the Loss of Two High School Seniors (Newsday)
    • Lindenhurst, L.I.: Woman Killed Crossing Sunrise Highway (Newsday)
    • Hillburn, N.Y.: Driver Killed as McDonalds Truck Crashes Onto Thruway (Newsday)
    • Related: Traffic Back to Normal (Journal News
    • Orange, Conn.: 2 Killed as Driver Loses Control of Vehicle (Newsday)
    • New Brunswick, N.J.: Van Driver Killed in Collision (Star-Ledger)
    • Plainsboro, N.J.: Motorcycling Floridian, 20, Loses Control (Times of Trenton)
    • New City, N.Y.: Boy, 17, Killed in Crash, 3 Teens Hospitalized (Journal News)
    • Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Motorcyclist, 35, Killed in Collision (Journal News)
    • Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Man, 79, Killed Slamming Underpass (Journal News)
    • Related: Family Shocked (Journal News)
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Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

    • Queens: Man Steals SUV, Topples School Bus (Daily News)
    • Related: Suspect Had Long History (AM NY)
    • Bronx: Man Critical After Hit-and-Run (WABC 7)
    • Staten Island: Pedestrian Struck on Clove Road (S.I. Live)
    • Queens: Man Runs Red Light, Injures 13 on Bus (AM NY)
    • Syosset, L.I.: Officer Struck, Seriously Injured (Newsday)
    • Long Island Expressway: 7-Car Pileup Injures 11 (Newsday)
    • Huntington, L.I.: Man Hits Cop Car, Gets DWI Charge (Newsday)
    • Middletown, Conn.: Lacrosse Team Bus Overturns (NYT, Newsday)
    • Brick, N.J.: Dump Truck Overturns on Parkway (Asbury Park Press)
    • Tappan Zee Bridge: Thief Leads Cops on Chase, Jumps Into Hudson (NY Post)
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    • Queens: SUV Slams Into House Wrecked by Car in December (Daily News)
    • Greenwich Twp., N.J.: Woman Charged After Driving Into Man (NJ.com)
    • Laurel, L.I.: Man Arrested for DWI After Collision (Newsday)
    • Island Park, L.I.: Driver Seriously Injured in Crash With Parked Cars (Newsday)

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    • Brooklyn: Messy Crash on Berkeley Place (Brooklyn Paper)
    • Queens: Car Jumps Curb, Hits Pedestrian, Then Building (WABC 7)
    • Manhattan: Rapper Stopped for Too-Dark Windows, Gets DWI (NYT)
    • Hopewell Twp., N.J.: 2 Hospitalized After Head-On Crash (Times of Trenton)
    • Hoboken, N.J.: Man Charged With DUI After SUV Crash (Jersey Journal)
    • Ewing, N.J.: Truck Flips After Crash With Station Wagon (Times of Trenton)

Following Up

    • Milford, Conn.: Suspect in 60-Mile Chase to be Arraigned (AM NY)
    • Stamford, Conn.: Ex-Teacher Gets 12 Years for DUI Triple-Fatal (AM NY)
    • Queens: Car Accident Victim Buried in Corona (Times Ledger)
    • Visitors Say Corzine Is a Changed Man After Crash (AP via NJ.com)
    • Yonkers, N.Y.: Man Get 1 to 3 Years for Fatal Car Race (Journal News)
    • Nyack, N.Y.: 1979 Car Crash Survivor Describes Brain Injury (Journal News)

Trends

    • Parents Keep Tabs on Teen Drivers (Newsday)
    • State Budget Plans for DWI Prosecutors on Long Island (Newsday)
    • Critics Set Sights on Driving Requirements (Newsday)

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