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The Weekly Carnage

9:32 AM EDT on June 8, 2007

Steve Silverman/Newsday

Fatal Crashes (11 Killed This Week; 277 Killed This Year)

    • Greenlawn, L.I.: Motorcyclist, 48, Dies in Collision With Jeep (Newsday)
    • Brooklyn: Ice Cream Truck Kills a Grandmother (Daily News, Newsday)
    • Brooklyn: Minivan Kills Teen on Scooter (Daily News)
    • Old Bridge, N.J.: Boy, 12, Killed by Pickup Truck (Star-Ledger)
    • West Babylon, L.I.: Driver Fighting With Girlfriend Kills a Motorist (Newsday)
    • Related: Victim, 74, Recalled as a Giving Woman (Newsday)
    • Freehold, N.J.: Hit-and-Run Kills Woodbridge Teacher (Star-Ledger)
    • Hempstead, L.I.: Passenger Dies After 2 Cars Collide (Newsday)
    • Sayreville, N.J.: Fatal Parkway Crash Throws Victim on Road (Star-Ledger)
    • Bethlehem, N.J.: Motorcyclist Found Dead on Side of Road (Express-Times)
    • W. Haverstraw, N.Y.: Motorcyclist, 43, Dies in Collision With Car (Journal News)


Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

    • Manhattan: Horse and SUV Collide (Gothamist)
    • Manhattan: Hit-and-Run Driver Slams Into Woman, 67 (NY1)
    • Bronx: Boy, 11, Hit by Car on I-95 (Journal News)
    • Brooklyn: Driver Arrested After Crash (Daily News [last item])
    • Jersey City, N.J.: 17 Injured in Bus Crash (Star-Ledger)
    • Staten Island: Car Drives Off Hill; Tow Truck Crashes Into House (S.I. Advance)
    • Staten Island: College Hall-of-Famer, 74, Charged With DWI (S.I. Advance)
    • Staten Island: SUV Hops Guardrail, Mows Down Fence (S.I. Advance)

Lou Minutoli/Newsday

    • Lakeview, L.I.: 2 Cars Collide, Halting Traffic (Newsday)
    • Clifton, N.J.: Man Fails to Stop at Checkpoint, Gets Shot 6 Times (Star-Ledger)
    • Elizabeth, N.J.: Man Ejected From SUV on Turnpike (Jersey Journal)
    • Bayonne, N.J.: 4 Injured in SUV-Car Collision (
    • Patchogue, L.I.: Teen Injures Officer, Flees, Is Charged (Newsday)
    • Southeast, N.Y.: Police Find Weaving Driver is 15 Years Old (AM NY)
    • JFK Airport: Man Who Dragged Woman for Miles Is Caught (Daily News)
    • Commack, L.I.: Driver Fiddling With iPod Hits 3 Vehicles (Newsday)
    • Irvington, N.Y.: Man Flees Crash on Foot, Is Arrested at Home (Journal News)  

Kathleen O'Rourke/Stamford Advocate

    • New Canaan, Conn.: Moose Killed, Woman Injured (Stamford Advocate)
    • Wesley Hills, N.Y.: Woman, 52, Critical After Head-On (Journal News)
    • Fleminton, N.J.: Woman, 70, Drives Into Bank, Injuring Man (Star-Ledger)
    • Pelham, N.Y.: Driver Flips Car, Gets DWI Charge (Journal News)
    • Upper Saucon Twp., N.J.: 6-Vehicle Crash Shuts Highway (
    • Lawrence, N.J.: Car Drives Into Post Office, Damaging It (Times of Trenton)
    • Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Pregnant Woman Injured in Parkway Crash (Journal News
    • Lawrence, N.J.: Driver, 74, Ticketed After Hitting Pole (
    • Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Officer Injured in Crash (Journal News)
    • Haverstraw, N.Y.: 2 Hospitalized After SUV Rolls Over (Journal News)
    • Yonkers, N.Y.: Car Flips on Parkway, Injuring Driver (Journal News)

Adam Daley/Newsday

Following Up

    • E. Massapequa, L.I.: Teen Who Drove Through Mall Gets Arson Charge (Newsday)
    • Bay Shore, L.I.: Speeding Woman Who Flipped SUV Dies of Injuries (Newsday)*
    • Queensboro Bridge: Officer Cops Guilty Plea in Fatal Crash (Daily News)
    • Bear Mountain, N.Y.: 'Sorry' for Van Plunge (NY Post)
    • Sumpter, S.C.: Conn. Man Gets Life for Intentionally Ramming Cop (AP/Newsday)
    • East Orange, N.J.: Judge Declares Mistrial in Police Chase Crash (Star-Ledger)
    • Albany, N.Y.: Long Island Family Pushes for Murder in Fatal DWIs (Newsday)

*Added to fatality totals

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