The Weekly Carnage

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Fatal Crashes (13 Killed This Week; 509 Killed This Year)

  • Brooklyn: 2 in Car Crushed to Death by Dump Truck (NY Post, Newsday)
  • Manhattan: Driver Fleeing Crash Kills Queens Woman, Flees (Post, News)
  • Queens: Man, 18, Killed in a 2-Car Collision (Newsday)
  • Florida: Staten Island 9/11 Survivor Dies in Car Crash (Advance)

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  • New Hyde Park, L.I.: Woman, 18, Dies From Crash Injuries (Newsday)
  • Sayreville, N.J.: Woman, 19, Dies of Crash Injuries (Star-Ledger)
  • Related: 3 Teens Injured in Car Crash (Star-Ledger)
  • Patchogue, L.I.: Cyclist Mowed Down by Pickup (Daily News, Newsday)

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  • New City, N.Y.: Car Jumps Curb, Hits Bench, Killing 1 (Journal News)
  • Cortlandt, N.Y.: Officer, 34, Dies as Car Veers Into Tree (Journal News)
  • Yaphank, L.I.: Out-of-Control Truck Kills Woman, 46 (Newsday)
  • Watchung, N.J.: Man Dies as Motorcycle Veers from Road (NJ.com)
  • Delaware, N.J.: Ironworker Dies as Motorcycle and Car Collide (Star-Ledger)

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

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  • Shoreham, L.I.: Teen Hits Empty School Bus Head-On (Newsday)
  • NYC: Supervisor Fined $5K for Using City Van for Personal Use (Daily News)
  • Staten Island: Firefighter Arrested for Off-Duty DWI (Daily News)
  • The Bronx: WWII Vet Nearly Drives Off of Cliff (Gothamist)
  • Weehawken, N.J.: George Clooney Hurt in Motorcycle Crash (Daily News)
  • Related: 911 Confusion as Stars Bleed (Jersey Journal)
  • N.J. Turnpike: Driver Ejected, in Extremely Critical Condition (Star-Ledger)
  • Uniondale, L.I.: Mom, 2 Kids, Hit by Suspended License Driver (Newsday)
  • Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Teen Charged After Hit-and-Run and Chase (Journal News)
  • Rahway, N.J.: Pickup Rams Into Garage, Causes Spill (Star-Ledger)
  • New Haven, Conn.: 2 Firefighters Hit by Car (Firehouse.com)
  • Eastchester, N.Y.: Cop Swerves to Avoid Car, Hits Pole (Journal News)
  • Kenilworth, N.J.: Revoked-License Driver Hurt Hitting Pole (Suburban News
  • Bridgeport, Conn.: Motorcyclist, 20, Critically Injured (Journal News
  • Irvington, N.Y.: Wrong-Way Driver Cited; None Injured (Journal News)

Road Rage

  • Southern State Pkwy: Man Beats Driver Who Rear-Ended Him (Newsday)

Following Up

Trends

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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 (NJ.com) […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up (a day early this week due to the holiday) of motor vehicle mayhem across the metro region. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week,43 Killed This Year*, 6 Drivers Charged**) Brooklyn: 72-Year-Old Cyclist […]

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Tom Nycz/The Journal News Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 402 Killed This Year) Chappaqua, N.Y.: Pedestrian, 61, Killed on Way to Starbucks (Journal News) Lindenhurst, L.I.: Mother Runs Over 5-Year-Old Son (AP/Daily News) Related: Officer Notes "It’s Just a Tragic Accident" (Newsday) Staten Island: Car Rear Ended, Bursts Into Flames, Killing Driver (S.I. Advance) Secaucus, N.J.: […]

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Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 89 Killed This Year) Patterson, N.Y.: 2 Mothers Killed in Head-On Collision (Journal News) Related: Dozens Pay Respects to Victim (Journal News) Queens: Man Survives Crash but Killed in Hit-and-Run (Daily News) Related: Hit-and-Run Driver Nabbed; Faces 4 Years (Daily News) Related: Family Rage Over ‘Accident’; Injured Woman’s Feet Amputated (WABC 7) Huntington, L.I.: 3 […]

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Fatal Crashes (16 Killed This Week; 227 Killed This Year) Bronx: Only Son of Deceased G.I. Crushed by Mother’s SUV (Daily News) Related Trend: Parents Put Spotlight on Toddler Deaths by ‘Backover’ (AM NY) Queens: Woman, 23, Struck and Killed by Mini-School Bus (NY1, WNBC 4) Brooklyn: SUV Jumps Curb, Pins Woman to Wall (NY Post, Gothamist, WABC) Brooklyn: Hit-and-Run Crash […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the metro region. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (12 Killed This Week, 117 This Year*, 12 Drivers Charged**) Manhattan: Cab Driver on Phone Kills Boy, 8; NYPD: Driver “Broke No […]