The Weekly Carnage

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Fatal Crashes (8 Killed This Week; 266 Killed This Year)

  • North Great River, L.I.: 2 Killed as 2 Vehicles Collide (Newsday)
  • Brooklyn: Enraged Woman in SUV Runs Over Her Boyfriend (Daily News)
  • Related: Woman Charged With Criminal Possession of a Weapon – the SUV (NYT)
  • Manhattan: Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Car (Newsday)
  • Flanders, L.I.: Man on Morning Walk Killed by Teen (Newsday)
  • Jefferson, N.J.: Gulf War Vet, 37, Killed in Motorcycle-SUV Collision (
  • Rye, N.Y.: Man, 20, Loses Control of BMW, Hits Pole (Journal News)
  • Related: Hundreds Mourn as Speed and Alcohol Called Factors (Journal News)

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Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

  • Sloatsburg, N.Y.: Memorial Day Crash Chars 2 Vehicles (Journal News)
  • Manhattan: Car Slams Into Popeyes, Injuring 6 (Daily News, NY Post)
  • Manhattan: Wild Van Hits Cyclist, Pedestrians, Cars (WABC 7)
  • Lawrence, N.J.: Car Crashes Through Window of Tire Store (Times of Trenton)
  • Staten Island: Off-Duty Cop Charged With DWI After SUV Wreck (S.I. Advance)
  • Bay Shore, L.I.: 5 Women Injured as Speeding SUV Crashes, Flips (Newsday)
  • Bohemia, L.I.: Boy on Cycle, 6, in Critical After Being Hit by Car (Newsday)
  • West Babylon, L.I.: Girl Struck and Seriously Injured by Car (Newsday)
  • Lacey Twp., N.J.: 2 Injured, 3 Ejected as SUV Rear-Ended (Jersey Journal)
  • Danbury, Conn.: Charges for Men Who Left Crash Victim (Stamford Advocate)
  • New Haven: 2 Firefighters Injured in Ambulance Crash (Newsday)
  • Parsippany, N.J.: 2 Horses Injured as Trailer Flips (
  • Bayonne, N.J.: Man Charged After Veering Off Road (Jersey Journal)
  • Bridgeville, N.Y.: Truck Flips, Live Chickens Take to Road (Newsday)
  • Lawrence, N.J.: Road Closed for 8 Hours as Truck Flips (
  • Jersey City: En Route to Stabbing, Ambulance Crashes (
  • Yonkers, N.Y.: 2 Injured in a 2-Car Crash (Journal News)
  • Upper Grandview, N.Y.: Furniture Truck Crash Closes Road (Journal News)
  • Patterson, N.Y.: Children Evacutated from Bus as it Tilts Over (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Queens: Security Guard Dies of His Injuries* (Queens Courier)
  • Bronx: Driver Killed by Officer Was Drunk – Sources (WABC 7)
  • Manhattan: Times Editor Hit by Truck Works From Home (Observer)
  • Manhattan: Doctor, 35, Paralyzed at 18, Overcomes Challenges (Daily News)
  • Staten Island: Youth Who Hit Cyclist Held on $250G Bail (S.I. Advance)
  • Queens: Detective Pleads Guilty in Crash (Newsday)
  • Islip Terrace, L.I.: Guilty Plea in DWI Deaths (Newsday)
  • Mother Sues NJ Trooper Who Killed 2 Daughters in Crash (
  • Bail Reduced for Bronx Man in Fatal NJ Turnpike Crash (


  • Crashes Lead Way in Child Deaths (Newsday)
  • Staten Island Children Safe — To a Point (S.I. Advance)

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