The Weekly Carnage


Fatal Crashes (12 Killed This Week; 345 Killed This Year)

  • Brooklyn: Car Kills Yemeni Immigrant Boy in Canarsie (NY Post)
  • Brooklyn: Suspended-License Driver Kills Brighton Beach Ped (Daily News)
  • Suffolk Co. (L.I.): Motorcyclist Hits Guardrail, Dies (Newsday)
  • Nassau Co. (L.I.): Police Searching for Driver Who Killed Physician (Newsday)
  • Related: Staff Stunned by Death of "Physician’s Physician" (Newsday)
  • Staten Island: No I.D. for New Dorp Ped Killed by Truck (S.I. Advance)
  • NJ: Motorcyclist Dies in Hammonton Crash (NJ.com)
  • Clayton, NJ: Drowsy Driver Fingered in Crash that Killed Moped Rider (NJ.com)
  • Southampton, NJ: Girl Teen Plows Into Tree, Kills Boy Teen Passenger (NJ.com)
  • Marlboro, NJ: SUV Rollover Kills Hillsborough Man (NJ.com)
  • Waldwick, NJ: Retired NYC Cop, 34, Killed in One-Car Crash (Northjersey.com)
  • Orange, CT: Milford Teen Plows Jeep into Pole, Dies (Conn. Post)
  • Derby, CT: Rap for Driver Who Killed Man Clutching Car Hood (Conn. Post)

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Cindy Hepner / South Jersey News Online

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

  • Manhattan: Sudanese Anti-Slavery Activist Hit by Car in Harlem (Daily News)
  • Manhattan: Demolition Derby Duo Flee SoHo, Smash Cop, Ped (NY Post)
  • Suffolk Co. (L.I.): Officer, Two Others Injured in Holbrook Crash (Newsday)
  • Suffolk Co.: L.I.E. Wreck Traps Nine, Closes Highway (Newsday)
  • NJ: Helicopter Airlift for South Jersey Crash Sends (NJ.com)
  • Clifton, NJ: Sun-blinded Driver Injures Four in Two-Car Crash (Star-Ledger)
  • Ramsey, NJ: Cops Seek Driver in Crash That Injured Passenger (Star-Ledger)
  • New Castle (Westchester Co.): Car Injures 2 Cyclists, 1 Seriously (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Queens: Son sobs as his DWI dad gets 4-12 in mom’s death (Daily News)
  • Manhattan: Tears for beloved cop, son killed in DWI (Daily News)
  • Bridgeport: No Brake-Shift Interlock in Rolling Van that Drowned 4 (Newsday)
  • Easton, NJ: 90-year-old Crash Victim Sues "Reckless" Cop (NJ.com)
  • Mountainside, NJ: Pair Killed in Crash Shared Love of Cars (NJ.com)
  • So. Brunswick, NJ: Drunken Hubby Guilty in ’04 Murder by Minivan (NJ.com)
  • Montville, NJ: Teen Killed in Flipped SUV Preached Forgiveness (Northjersey.com)
  • Rockland (NY): County Transpo Official Charged in Felony DWI (Journal News)
  • Tappan Zee Br.: State Cops Send Crash Evidence to Rockland D.A. (Journal News)
  • Mahopac, NY: Seek Leads in Year-Old Hit-Run that Killed Cyclist (Journal News)
  • Bridgeport: Grandma Wants Charges in Toddler Sidewalk Death (Conn. Post)
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Ghost Bike for 13-year-old Anthony Delgado, killed by SUV, 4/29/07, Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Trends

  • Unlicensed Drivers Loom Large in Suffolk Co. (L.I.) Road Deaths (Newsday)
  • NASCAR Plane Crash Fits Troubling Pattern in Race-Car Culture (Daily News)
  • Deadly Days for Teen Drivers (S.I. Advance)

About The Weekly Carnage

Carnage-Master Aaron Donovan is out through August.  

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