The Weekly Carnage

Fatal Crashes (11 Killed this week; 610 Killed this year)

  • Ozone Park: One dead, drunk driver into oncoming traffic (Newsday)  
  • Middle Village: Ambulette hits lightpost, tree, one dead (Post
  • Queens: Vehicle collision, one dead, one critically injured (Post)
  • Levittown, L.I.: Pedestrian, 62, by drunk driver (Post) (Newsday)
  • West Babylon, L.I.: One dead, one injured, driver veers into on coming traffic (Newsday)
  • Old Brookville, L.I.: Rock crashes through car window (Newsday)
  • Setauket, L.I.: Three vehicle collision, one dead (Newsday)
  • Hempstead, L.I.: Cyclist struck by bus (Newsday)
  • Seymore, Conn.: Man drives truck off road (Hartford Courant)
  • Westport, Conn.: One dead, four injured (Stamford Advocate)
  • South Brunswick, N.J.: Father of two may have fallen asleep (Times of Trenton)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Clifton Park, N.Y.: Former Congressman arrested for drunk driving (Newsday)
  • West Nyack, N.Y.: Woman seriously injured in crash (Journal News)
  • Pleasantville, N.Y.: Road rage slashing (Journal News)
  • Harrison, N.Y.: Two arrested for racing in interstate (Journal News)
  • Yonkers, N.Y.: Man hits four parked cars, charged with drunk driving (Journal News)
  • Lawrence, N.J.: Student hit crossing street (Times of Trenton)
  • Mountainside, N.J.: Speeding teens, three seriously hurt (Cranford Chronicle) (Star-Ledger)

Following Up

  • East Meadow, L.I.: Fluke hit and run suspect turned victim dies (Newsday)
  • Yonkers, N.Y.: Driver in Bx River Parkway crash charged (Journal News)

Trends

Upstate Report

  • Bethany, N.Y.: Family of four dead in collision with truck (Newsday)

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