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 violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (5 killed this week, 18 this year, 3 drivers charged*) Bronx: Russell Smith, 11, Struck Crossing Grand Concourse; No Charges […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please readĀ About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (2 Killed This Week, 78 This Year; 3 Drivers Charged*) Prospect Heights: Unidentified Cyclist Killed by Livery Cab Driver; No Criminality […]

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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 (2 Killed This Week, 68 This Year, 10 Drivers Charged*) Central Harlem: Sister Mary Celine Graham, 83, Killed by Robbery […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (11 killed this week, 68 this year, 4 drivers charged*) Bed-Stuy: Maria Tripp, 47, Run Down by Secret Service Agent […]