The Weekly Carnage

Fatal Crashes (10 Killed This Week; 258 Killed This Year)

  • Bronx: Driver Crashes, Flees, Is Shot by Officer, Crashes Again (NYT)
  • Bronx: Bus Kills Man on Bicycle After Robbery (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Bayville, L.I.: 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Motorcycle Crash (Newsday)
  • Blue Point, L.I.: Teen Dies as His SUV Collides With Bus (Newsday)
  • Jersey City, N.J.: Speeding Driver Losing Control on Curve, Dies (Jersey Journal)
  • Edison, N.J.: Man, 23, Dies as Car Jumps Guardrail (
  • Holbrook, L.I.: Motorcyclist Dies in Collision With SUV (Newsday)
  • Holmdel, N.J.: Man Loses Control on Parkway, Flips (
  • Roslyn Heights, L.I.: Bus Driver Killed as Bus Overturns (Newsday)
  • Waterbury, Conn.: Firefighter Dies in Fire Truck Crash (Hartford Courant)

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Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

  • Levittown, L.I.: 2-Car Crash at Gas Pump Leaves No Injuries (Newsday)
  • Staten Island: Fleeing Drug Suspect Crushes Biker (S.I. Advance, NY Post)
  • Related: Driver Had No License, Used Rented Car (Gothamist)
  • Related: Road Menace Was High, Had Bad Driving Record (S.I. Advance
  • Manhattan: No Charges For Driver Who Hit Construction Worker (NY Post)
  • Brooklyn & Queens: 2 Children Hit by 2 Police Cars (NY Post)
  • Brooklyn: Cabjacker Crashes Into Building (DumboNYC)
  • Brooklyn: Truck Spills Rich Loam All Over Road (Brooklyn Heights Blog via Curbed)
  • Millington, N.J.: 2 Teens Held After Stolen Car Ends Up in River (Star-Ledger)
  • Franklin Sq., L.I.: Woman Critically Injured, Charged in Head-On (Newsday)
  • Central Islip, L.I.: Family Survives After Truck Slams Parked SUV (Newsday)
  • North Brunswick, N.J.: Driver, Mom Injured as SUV Overturns (Star-Ledger)
  • West Nyack, N.Y.: NYPD Officer Severely Injured in Crash (Journal News)
  • Ramapo, N.Y.: Child Hit by School Bus (Journal News)
  • Hillsdale, N.J.: Woman and Child Hit by Car; Minor Injuries (
  • Rockville Centre, L.I.: Motorcyclist Injured in Crash With Minivan (Newsday)
  • Bayonne, N.J.: Man Veers Off Road, Charged With DWI (Jersey Journal)
  • Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Driver in One-Car Crash Charged (Journal News)
  • Jersey City, N.J.: Speeding Jeep Hits Police Car (Jersey Journal)
  • Carmel, N.Y.: Rite Aid Closed After Car Slams Into It (Journal News)
  • Hackettstown, N.J.: Lawn Driver Hits Tree, Hydrant, Sign (Warren Reporter)

Following Up

  • New York Times Editor Sues Driver Over Broken Foot (NY Sun)
  • Corzine: ‘I Should be Dead’ (Daily News)
  • N.J. Turnpike Sues Over Horrific Fatal Crash Video (Star-Ledger)
  • Face to Face With Drunk Driving’s Toll (Star-Ledger)
  • Friends Rally Around Stony Point, N.Y., Crash Victim (Journal News)

Road Rage

  • Jericho, L.I.: Man Arrested for Pepper-Spraying Fellow Motorist (Newsday)



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Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 211 Killed This Year) Bronx: SUV Slams Big Rig, Passenger Dies, Driver Flees on Foot (Daily News, NYT) Related: DWI Suspect Driven to Drink After Pal Died in DWI (Daily News) Queens: Mother Killed in Crash, 10-Day-Old Baby Survives (Daily News, Newsday) Related: Driver Is Jailed (AM NY) Brooklyn: U-Turn […]

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Robert Stolarik for The New York Times Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 477 Killed This Year) The Bronx: 4 Die as Pa.-Plated Speeding SUV Flips, Crumples (NYT, Daily News) Related: Woman Recalls Son Who Died (Newsday) Brooklyn: Boy, 7, Crossing Street, Struck By 2 Cars; One Driver Flees (NYT) Related: Driver, 20, Arrested (Daily News) Manhattan: Father of Two, 47, Killed […]

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Fatal Crashes (18 Dead This Week) Port Jefferson Station, L.I.: Teen Kills Passenger, Charged With DWI (Newsday) Related: Bereaved Uncle Forgives Driver – ‘Just a Terrible Accident’ (NY Post) Related: Driver Out on $150K Bail, Victim’s Mom Outraged (Newsday) Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island: 3 Peds, 1 Passenger Die in 4 Crashes (Newsday) Related: 3 Crashes Claim 3 Lives; 2 Arrested (NYT) Farmingdale, L.I.: Man […]

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Fatal Crashes (8 Killed This Week; 170 Killed This Year) Fort Lee, N.J.: Mascot Portrayer Critically Injured by SUV (Charlotte Observer) Related: Jason Ray Dies of His Injuries (Herald-Sun) Related: Funeral Saturday in Concord, N.C. (AP/Greensboro News-Record) Greenwich, N.J.: Driver Killed Crashing Into Salon, Igniting Building (Star-Ledger) Kings Park, L.I.: Beloved Coach, 72, Dies in Collision With Pole (Daily News) Bay […]

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Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 383 Killed This Year) Suffolk, Va.: Fiery Crash Kills Six New York City Kin (NY Post) Related: Bronx Neighbors Erect Makeshift Memorial (Newsday) Related: Father of 5 Bronx Siblings Killed in Crash Collapses (NY Post) Related: Crash Mom Recalls Eerie Call From Kid (NY Post) Brooklyn: Pedestrian, 88, Killed by Teen SUV Driver […]