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9:56 AM EDT on October 12, 2007


Fatal Crashes (17 Killed This Week; 547 Killed This Year)

    • Manhattan: Helicopter Pilot Killed as Cab Jumps Curb (Post, Newsday)
    • Related: Fatal Crash Hits Home for Channel 7 (News)
    • Related: Police Find No Evidence to Support Cab Driver's Claim (News)
    • Related: Cabbie Tormented by Midtown Mow-Down Nightmare (Post)
    • Queens: Man, 81, Killed in Hit-and-Run (News, Post, Newsday)
    • Related: Driver, 29: 'I Didn't Know I Hit Anyone' (Post)
    • Manhattan: Schoolboy, 8, Hit by Car, Fights for Life, but Dies (News)
    • Related: Driver Approached by Unruly Mob (Post)
    • The Bronx: Inwood Man, 20, Mowed Down by Hit-and-Run SUV (Post)
    • Brooklyn: Out-of-Control Driver Kills Homeless Man (News)
    • Manhattan: Motorcycle Kills Harlem Woman (News)
    • New Brunswick, N.J.: 2 Peds Killed 4 Hours, 100 Yards Apart (Star-Ledger)
    • Haverstraw, N.Y.: Car Hits Pole, Killing 2 Passengers, Both 25 (LoHud)
    • Elizabeth, N.J.: Baker, Patriarch, Driver, 84, Dies (Star-Ledger,
    • Valley Stream, L.I.: Man, 80, Killed After Running Red (Newsday)
    • East Brunswick, N.J.: Driver-to-Be, 16, Killed as Passenger (Star-Ledger)
    • Bay Shore, L.I.: Driver, 28, Dies as Car Veers Into Traffic (Newsday)
    • East Brunswick, N.J.: Woman Struck by Car, Killed (Star-Ledger)
    • Garden City Park, L.I.: Woman, 62, Dies as SUV Hits Car (Newsday)
    • Howell Twp., N.J.: 1 Killed as Two Vehicles Collide (Star-Ledger)

Ricky Flores / The Journal News

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

    • Harrison, N.Y.: Man, 63, Gets DWI Charge After Rollover (LoHud)
    • Manhattan: Panhandler in Wheelchair Critically Injured by 2 Cars (Newsday)
    • Staten Island: Girl, 4, Hit by Car (NYT, Post)
    • Related: She's on Respirator, Ribs Broken (Advance)
    • Staten Island: Couple Hurt in Crash Near Hospital (Advance)
    • Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Driver, 76, Charged After Hitting Cyclist, 38 (LoHud)
    • Princeton, N.J.: Cyclist Critically Injured (Times of Trenton)
    • Neconset, L.I.: Cyclist, 15, Critically Injured by SUV (Newsday)

Lou Minutoli / Newsday

    • West Hempstead, L.I.: Cars Collide Head-On, 2 Injured (Newsday [scroll])
    • Tarrytown, N.Y.: Pedestrian, 63, Injured on Main Street (LoHud)
    • Yonkers: 5 Flee Traffic Stop; Cops Pursue, Smashing Buggy (LoHud)
    • Bayonne, N.J.: Hero Pulls Woman From Crushed Car (Jersey Journal)
    • Bridgeport, Conn.: 1 Critical After Crash (Conn Post)
    • Mt. Pleasant, N.Y.: DWI Charge After Parkway Crash (LoHud)
    • Bellport, L.I.: Motorcyclist Injured in Collision With Taxi (Newsday)
    • Stony Point, N.Y.: Woman Hospitalized After Collision With Police Car (LoHud)
    • Lopatcong, N.J.: Motorcyclist Critical After Crash (NJ Express Times)

Following Up

    • Queens: Morning Ritual: Visit to Scene Where Daughter Died (News)
    • Queens: 12-Year-Old Girl Fights to Walk Again (News)
    • Hauppauge, L.I.: Drunken Driver Sentenced in Crash Death (Newsday
    • East Brunswick, N.J.: Families Offer Reward in Fatal Crash Probe (Star-Ledger)
    • Hempstead, L.I.: NYPD Officer Faces Perjury Charge in Car Wreck (Newsday)
    • Greenwich, Conn.: Driver Charged in Death of Friend (Stamford Advocate)
    • Jersey City: Benefit for 4-Month-Old Who Lost Father (Jersey Journal)
    • Newark: 27 Suspended for Looking at Cloony Post-Crash Info (Newsday)


    • Renewed Calls for Pedestrian Safety as Toll Mounts (Streetsblog)
    • Car Insurers' Devices Track Teen Drivers (Newsday)
    • Auto Body Shop Sues Insurer for $40 Million (LoHud)
    • New Jersey Building Barriers to Cut Crossover Crashes (
    • Staten Island Pols Want Left Turn Lanes (Advance)

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