The Weekly Carnage

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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, NJ.com)
  • 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)

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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)

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  • 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)

Trends

  • 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 (NJ.com)
  • Staten Island Pols Want Left Turn Lanes (Advance)

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (1 Killed Since 3/26, 37 This Year, 7 Drivers Charged*) Williamsbridge, Bronx: 40-Year-Old Pedestrian, Known as “Nevel,” Killed Walking His […]

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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 […]

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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 of motor vehicle mayhem across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (3 Killed Since Feb. 12, 27 This Year, 6 Drivers Charged*) Borough Park: Amrom Altman, 4, Hit by School Bus […]

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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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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week; 17 This Year; No Drivers Charged*) Harlem: Pedro Santiago, 45, Crushed on Bicycle by MTA Bus Driver; “No Criminality” […]