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 (
  • 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 (
  • 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)

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Fatal Crashes (10 Killed This Week; 258 Killed This Year) Bronx: Driver Crashes, Flees, Is Shot by Officer, Crashes Again (NYT) Bronx: Bus Kills Man on Bicycle After Robbery (NYT, Gothamist) Bayville, L.I.: 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Motorcycle Crash (Newsday) Blue Point, L.I.: Teen Dies as His SUV Collides With Bus (Newsday) Jersey City, N.J.: Speeding Driver […]

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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 (15 Killed This Week; 316 Killed This Year) Brooklyn: SUV Jumps Curb, Killing Pedestrian, Striking Bakery (Daily News) Brooklyn: Cyclist, 17, Doored, Then Run Over by Bus (NY Post, Newsday) The Bronx: Hit-and-Run Truck Driver Kills Cyclist, 30 (NYT, NY1) Manhattan: 2 Killed in Separate Uptown Crashes (NY Sun, NY Post [scroll]) Manhattan: Commuter Bus […]

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Fatal Crashes (15 Killed This Week; 492 Killed This Year) Queens: Drunk Driver, 22, Killed, 4 Passengers Hurt (Daily News, NY Post) Manhattan: Fatal Hit-and-Run; Suspect Arrested (Gothamist) Jackson Twp., N.J.: 3 Teens Die Where 2 Died This Year (Star-Ledger) Seaford, L.I.: Pedestrian, 80, Struck by Motorist; No Charges (Newsday) West Babylon, L.I.: Cyclist, 14, Struck and Killed […]

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Fatal Crashes (22 Killed in 2 Weeks; 111 Killed This Year) Queens: 2 Men Die as Careening Car Is Sliced in Two (NY Post) Related: Girlfriend of One Victim in Critical Condition (Daily News) Brooklyn: Toddler, 4, Struck and Killed by Hummer (Newsday)  Staten Island: Grandmother Killed Crossing Street (S.I. Advance) Related: Mourners Remember Victim (S.I. Advance) Waterford, Conn.: Siblings […]

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The tragic deaths of New York Yankee’s pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor grabbed the headlines this week, but meanwhile, some two dozen people were killed on the region’s roads. Chester, N.Y.: Fandango Founder and Wife Die, Baby Hurt in Crash (Daily News) Shokan, N.Y.: 3 Killed, 4 Hurt in Head-On Crash (AP via Newsday) Mount Sinai, L.I.: […]