The Weekly Carnage

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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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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the metro region. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (12 Killed This Week, 117 This Year*, 12 Drivers Charged**) Manhattan: Cab Driver on Phone Kills Boy, 8; NYPD: Driver “Broke No […]

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Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 89 Killed This Year) Patterson, N.Y.: 2 Mothers Killed in Head-On Collision (Journal News) Related: Dozens Pay Respects to Victim (Journal News) Queens: Man Survives Crash but Killed in Hit-and-Run (Daily News) Related: Hit-and-Run Driver Nabbed; Faces 4 Years (Daily News) Related: Family Rage Over ‘Accident’; Injured Woman’s Feet Amputated (WABC 7) Huntington, L.I.: 3 […]

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Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 458 Killed This Year) Photo: G.N. Miller/New York Post Manhattan: DWI Driver Kills Delivery Worker (NY Post, Newsday) Yonkers, N.Y.: Driveway Death as Car Rolls Over Owner (Journal News, Newsday) Related: Car May Have Been Out of Gear (Journal News)  Bedford Hills, N.Y.: Driver, 20, Charged After His Brother Dies (Journal News) Newark: Pedestrian Killed (NJ.com) […]

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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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This is the debut of a new Streetsblog feature called "The Weekly Carnage." Every Friday morning we will tally up and present the previous week’s motor vehicle mayhem throughout the region — deaths, injuries and property destruction. It’s a grim accounting but we feel like someone’s got to do it. Staten Island Man Dies in Wrong-Way Crash on […]

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