The Weekly Carnage

Mark Vergari / The Journal News

Fatal Crashes (25 Killed This Week; 444 Killed This Year)

  • Greenburgh, N.Y.: Sprain Brook Rollover Kills Driver (Journal News)
  • Manhattan: Pedestrian, 42, Struck Crossing West Side Highway* (Villager)
  • Brooklyn: DWI Charge After Speeder Kills Good Samaritan (Daily News, NY Post)
  • Queens: SUV Smashes Into Parked Motorcyclist, Killing 1 (NYT, NY Post)
  • Clinton, N.Y.: Rye Cyclist, 41, Hit from Behind and Killed (Journal News)
  • Bristol, Conn.: 4 Teens Killed, 3 Injured in 2-Car Wreck (AP/Newsday)
  • Hardyston, N.J.: Brooklyn WTC Survivor and Wife Killed in Crash (Star-Ledger
  • Lakeview & Hewlett, L.I.: Separate Crashes Kill 2, Injure 4 (Newsday)
  • Stamford, Conn.: Pedestrian Killed; Driver Gets Manslaughter Charge (Advocate)
  • Wyandanch, L.I.: Driver Arrested for DUI After Passenger Killed (Newsday)
  • Chappaqua, N.Y.: Chess Master, 76, Killed in Head-On (Journal News)
  • Sag Harbor, L.I.: Teen Driver Dies as BMW Slams Into Trees (Newsday)
  • Coram, L.I.: Woman, 21, Trying to Pass SUV Killed in Head-On (Newsday)
  • New Brunswick, N.J.: Man Killed as Car Swerves and Hits Pole (Star-Ledger)
  • Carle Place, L.I.: Motorist Killed Veering Into Path of Truck (Newsday)
  • Long Island: 2 Motorcyclists Killed, 1 Injured, in Three Crashes (Newsday)
  • North Amityville, L.I.: Man, 36, Killed After Car Hits Tree (Newsday)
  • Dix Hills, L.I.: Man Charged in Swindle Dies in Motorcycle Crash (Newsday)

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

  • Manhattan: Car Chase After Cabby Hits Pedestrian (NY Post)
  • Staten Island: Girl, 16, Critically Injured by Car (S.I. Advance)
  • Staten Island: 6 Injured in 2-Car Crash (S.I. Advance)
  • Newark: Jeep Cherokee Strikes Pole; Man Fatally Shot Nearby (Star-Ledger)
  • Staten Island: Directionless Driver Rams Car Into Building (S.I. Advance)
  • Hillcrest, N.Y.: Man Arrested After Crashing Van Into Home (Journal News)
  • Staten Island: Grandma’s Car Stolen, Wrecked (S.I. Advance)
  • Springfield, N.J.: Driver Critical After Car Hit by Dump Truck (Times of Trenton)
  • Cross County Pkwy, N.Y.: 4 Teens Flee From Flipped-Over Car (Journal News)
  • Old Bridge, N.J.: Disabled Person Has Heart Attack After Crash (Star-Ledger)
  • Orangeburg, N.Y.: Man, 81, Deposits Car Into Bank (Journal News)
  • Cross County Pkwy, N.Y.: Mom Charged With DWI; 2 Kids in Car (Journal News)
  • Mount Pleasant, N.Y.: Unlicensed Driver Charged With Hit-Run (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Valhalla, N.Y.: Injured Motorist Dies in Hospital** (Journal News)
  • Chappaqua, N.Y.: Pedestrian Killed at Intersection Is Remembered (Journal News)
  • Manhattan: Cabbie’s Lie Killed Co-Ed, Cops Charge (S.I. Advance)
  • Glen Cove, L.I.: 4 Years for Driver Who Hit People at Golf Club (Newsday
  • Secaucus, N.J.: Crash Victims Fight for Life as Infant Buried (Jersey Journal)
  • Trumbull, Conn.: Cop Sues Cops After Pursuit Crash (NYT, AP/Newsday)
  • Roselle Park, N.J.: Dispute Lingers in Good Samaritan Legal Case (Star-Ledger)
  • Secaucus, N.J.: Rescuers Hold Fund-Raiser for Injured Pair (Jersey Journal)


  • ‘Bicyclists Posing a Safety Hazard on Our Roadways’ (Journal News)

About the Weekly Carnage

*This is from last week; added to this week’s fatality totals
**Added to fatality totals


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