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The Weekly Carnage

9:30 AM EDT on June 22, 2007

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Photo: Steve Silverman/NY Post

Fatal Crashes (12 Killed This Week; 301 Killed This Year)

    • Dix Hills, L.I.: Doctor Traveling 120 M.P.H. Killed on L.I.E. (NY Post)
    • Related: Cops: He Was Speeding, But Maybe Not That Much (Newsday)
    • Brooklyn: 18-Month-Old Run Over in Driveway; Driver Leaves (NY Post, Newsday)
    • Related: Tearful Funeral (Newsday)
    • Related: Nassau County Debates Backup Safety Bill (Newsday)
    • Brooklyn: 2 Men Killed in Separate Crashes (Newsday, NYT)
    • Queens: Man Killed as Motorcycle and Car Collide (Newsday)
    • Hempstead Village, L.I.: Man on Bicycle Struck and Killed (Newsday)
    • Related: Driver Was on Methadone (Newsday)
    • Franklin, N.J.: Man, 75, Struck, Killed Walking Home From Work (Star-Ledger)
    • Hauppauge, L.I.: Man, 41, Killed in 3-Car Pileup (Newsday)
    • Brentwood, L.I.: Man Struck and Killed Walking Near His Home (Newsday)
    • Dix Hills, L.I.: Unlicensed Driver Hits Truck, Kills Man (Newsday [scroll])
    • Millstone Twp., N.J.: Truck Driver Dies as Rig Rolls Over (Times of Trenton
    • Vineland, N.J.: Teen Killed in Motorcycle Crash Days After Graduating (NJ.com)

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Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

    • Harrison, N.Y.: Officials Bicker Over Who Caused Crash (Journal News)
    • Related: Witness: Related Earlier Rollover Caused by Speeding (Journal News)
    • Manhattan: Arrested Wrong-Way Driver Hits Cop Car, Cyclist, Ped (NY Post
    • Brooklyn: Cab Hits 3 on Sidewalk, One Extremely Critical (NYT, Sun)
    • Staten Island: Motorcyclist Saves Tot From Being Hit (Daily News)
    • Linden, N.J.: Blown Tire Smashes Windshield, Injuring Driver, 74 (NJ.com)
    • Trenton, N.J.: 2-Car Collision Leaves Boy Badly Injured (Times of Trenton)

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    • Manhattan: Cab Jumps Curb, Hits Pedestrian and Cyclist (NY Post)
    • Brooklyn: 2 Moms Arrested for Leaving Babies in Cars This Week (NY Post)
    • Mattituck, L.I.: Driver, 89, Runs Stop Sign, Hits Car, Is Hospitalized (Newsday)
    • Upper Twp., N.J.: Turtle Causes Parkway Wreck, Then Gets Crushed (Newsday)

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Photo: New York Post

    • Brooklyn: Car Crashes Into House (NY Post)
    • Middlesex Twp., N.J.: Four Teens Injured as Vehicle Overturns (NJ.com)
    • Trenton, N.J.: Driver Arrested for Punching Officer (Times of Trenton)
    • Mattituck, L.I.: Man Charged With DWI After Crash Injures 5 (Newsday)
    • Bayonne, N.J.: Man Hospitalized After Motorcycle, Truck Collide (Jersey Journal)
    • Lawrence, N.J.: Car Hits Hydrant and Flips as Road Floods (Times of Trenton)

Following Up

    • Union City, N.J.: Driver Who Killed Baby Cleared of All Charges (Jersey Journal)
    • Manhattan: Hit-and-Run Driver Fled to Church to Pray (NY Post)
    • The Bronx: Boy Hit by Bus Improves (Daily News)
    • Queens: Girl, 12, Graduates Despite Mangled Leg, Spleen, Liver  (Daily News)
    • Glen Cove, L.I.: $5M Suit Over Runover Attempt (NY Post, Newsday)
    • Newark: Police Release Sketch of Deadly Hit-and-Run Driver (Star-Ledger
    • New Britain, Conn.: Trial for Man Accused in Crash That Killed 5 (AP/Newsday)
    • Edison, N.J.: Cop Who Ran Naked From Crash Reinstated (Star-Ledger)
    • Cheshire, Conn.: Officer Sues Officer After Collision (Conn. Post)
    • Surgery in L.I. for Orphan Injured in Hit-and-Run in Ghana (Newsday)
    • Clinton Twp., N.J.: Officer Resigns After Hit-and-Run Cover-up (NJ.com)
    • 5-Day Suspension Recommended for Corzine's Driver (Star-Ledger)
    • California: Grad Student Who Drove Halberstam to be Charged (Newsday)

Trends

    • Albany Increases DWI Penalty After Horrific '05 L.I. Crash (Daily News)
    • Nassau County Adds 3 DWI Checkpoints (Daily News)
    • Vatican Issues 10 Commandments for Drivers (Newsday, Daily News)
    • Related: Columnist Has 7 More Commandments (NY Sun)

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