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The Weekly Carnage

10:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2007

Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 458 Killed This Year)

Photo: G.N. Miller/New York Post

    • Manhattan: DWI Driver Kills Delivery Worker (NY Post, Newsday)
    • Yonkers, N.Y.: Driveway Death as Car Rolls Over Owner (Journal News, Newsday)
    • Related: Car May Have Been Out of Gear (Journal News
    • Bedford Hills, N.Y.: Driver, 20, Charged After His Brother Dies (Journal News)
    • Newark: Pedestrian Killed (
    • Queens: 12-Year-Old Boy Hitches a Ride on a Truck and Is Killed (Newsday)
    • North Patchogue, L.I.: Cyclist, 37, Struck by Car and Killed (Newsday)
    • Flanders, L.I.: 2 Drivers Killed in Head-On Crash (Newsday)
    • Hamilton, N.J.: Crash Kills Driver; Passenger Critical (Times of Trenton)
    • West Babylon, L.I.: Pedestrian Returning from Hospital Killed by Car (Newsday)
    • Holbrook, L.I.: Man, 21, Dies on Hamburger Bun Run (Newsday
    • Shirley, L.I.: Daughter, 23, Dies as Mother Hits Tree (Newsday)
    • Nanuet, N.Y.: DWI Charge After Head-On Crash Kills One (Journal News)
    • Freehold, N.J.: Man Killed as Motorcycle and Car Collide (Times of Trenton)

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News

    • Patterson, N.Y.: Driver Seriously Injured in Rollover (Journal News)
    • Brooklyn: Teen Cyclist Pinned by SUV Is Saved by Passers-By (Daily News)
    • Manhattan: Taxi Misses Road, Ends Up In Dry Cleaners (The Villager)
    • Brooklyn: Officer Hurt in Hit-and-Run (NY Post)
    • Brooklyn: Man Critical After East New York Hit-and-Run (NY1)
    • Knowlton Twp., N.J.: SUV Flies Off Road, Injuring Five (Star-Ledger)
    • Sunrise Highway, L.I.: Wrong-Way Driver Causes Scare (Newsday)
    • Yonkers, N.Y.: 3 Injured in 2 Accidents During Car Chase (Journal News)
    • New Cassel, L.I.: Motorcyclist Loses Leg in Collision With Car (Newsday)
    • Monsey, N.Y.: Sanitation Worker Hospitalized After Hit (Journal News
    • Princeton, N.J.: Truck Spills Garbage, Closing Road (Times of Trenton

Following Up

    • Old Bridge, N.J.: Student in Critical Condition Dies* (Times of Trenton)
    • Manhattan: Ped Killed at West Street Was Video Producer (Villager [scroll])
    • Charges for N.J. Driver After Death of Brooklyn Couple (Star-Ledger)
    • Brooklyn Man Indicted in Livery Driver's Death (Newsday)
    • Jersey City: Charges for Off-Duty Cop in Deadly Crash (Jersey Journal)
    • NYPD Cover-Up Alleged in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run (Newsday)
    • Cops Say Rye Student Who Died Had Alcohol and Marijuana (Journal News
    • Civil Suit Filed in UConn Hit-and-Run (Newsday)


    • 3 New England States Team Up for Road Safety (Newsday)
    • New Jersey Towns Take a Walk on the Safe Side (Star-Ledger)
    • Doe Raising Two Fawns in a Staten Island Cloverleaf (S.I. Advance)


*Crash was on Aug. 14; added to this week's fatality totals. 

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