The Weekly Carnage

Fatal Crashes (10 this week; 640 this year)

  • Midtown: Cyclist doored, killed by truck (Streetsblog)
  • Queens: Youth with suspended license, two dead, above (News)
  • Related: Sports car was college gift, below (Post)
  • Bergen County, N.J.: Relief turns to horror, two dead (Post)
  • Related: American Ballet Theater mourns death of leading dancer (Post)
  • Setauket, L.I.: Two car collision, pedestrian killed (Newsday)
  • Patchogue, L.I.: Pedestrian killed (Newsday)
  • Fishkill, N.Y.: Truck collision, one dead (Poughkeepsie Journal)
  • Toms River, N.J.: Elderly woman veers off road (Star Ledger)
  • Garden State Parkway: "Erratic" behavior, driver veers off road (Star Ledger)

Typically unfortunate product placement in the Post.

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Times Square: Cyclist hit by bus (AMNY)
  • Upper East Side: Car ploughs through pedestrian refuge (Streetsblog)
  • Selden, L.I.: Drunk driver endangers son (Newsday)
  • Syosset, L.I.: Car overturns on highway (Newsday)
  • Greenport, L.I.: Multi-car accident, cop injured (Newsday)
  • Hempstead, L.I.: Girl, 5, struck at busy intersection (Newsday)
  • Long Island Expressway: Drunk driver slams police cruiser (Newsday)
  • Related: Injured cop has been hurt on L.I.E. before (Newsday)
  • Cutchogue, L.I.: Beloved resident critically injured (Newsday)
  • Queens: Tanker truck crashes, spills 3,000 gallons of diesel (Newsday)
  • Yonkers: Three car crash, one hospitalized (Journal News)
  • Rye, N.Y.: Driver tries to avoid deer, damages utility pole (Journal News)
  • Yorktown, N.Y.: Drunk driver runs into ditch, three children in car (Journal News)
  • Hoboken, N.J.: Former Mayor charged in DUI (Hoboken Now)
  • Northern New Jersey: Icy weather leads to multiple crashes (Star-Ledger)

Following Up

  • Bronx: Cop pleads not guilty in shooting of drunk driver (News)
  • Staten Island: Manslaughter charges in drag racing crash (Advance)


  • New Jersey: Peer education program to reduce teen driving deaths (Newsday)
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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 […]

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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 (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 (20 Killed This Week; 567 Killed This Year) Brooklyn: 2 Cyclists Killed in Separate Crashes (Streetsblog, Newsday) Queens: SUV Backs Into and Kills Baby in Stroller (News, Newsday) Queens: Teen Dies in Fiery Stolen Car Wreck, 2 Hurt (Post, Newsday) Queens: Man, 53, Killed in Hit-and-Run (WABC 7) Manhattan: Girl, 2, Flies Out Minivan Window in […]

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Fatal Crashes (8 Killed This Week; 170 Killed This Year) Fort Lee, N.J.: Mascot Portrayer Critically Injured by SUV (Charlotte Observer) Related: Jason Ray Dies of His Injuries (Herald-Sun) Related: Funeral Saturday in Concord, N.C. (AP/Greensboro News-Record) Greenwich, N.J.: Driver Killed Crashing Into Salon, Igniting Building (Star-Ledger) Kings Park, L.I.: Beloved Coach, 72, Dies in Collision With Pole (Daily News) Bay […]

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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 ( […]