Victim of Carroll Street Crash in Critical Condition

Commenter Don Wiss gives this update on the condition of the man hit by a car at the intersection of Carroll and Eighth Avenue last week, and the circumstances of the crash:

I have learned that the 57 year old man is my next door neighbor on 1st
Street below 8th Ave. He commutes to work via the IRT. So he would have
been walking north on 8th Ave at that time. I learned that he was
walking with his daughter and the car was going up Carroll Street very
fast. Apparently the car had the green light. Maybe talking with his
daughter distracted him? He is in critical condition, but he is not


To NYPD, Anyone Outside a Car Is Asking for It

The following is an eyewitness account from a tipster who came upon the aftermath of Monday’s driver-pedestrian collision on Carroll Street and Eighth Avenue in Park Slope. The victim, a 57-year-old man, was in critical condition Monday afternoon, and police have no new information as of this writing. NYPD would not release a name. At […]

The Weekly Carnage

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 (9 Killed This Week, 164 This Year*, 15 Drivers Charged**) Brooklyn: Boy, 9, Hit En Route to Temple; Unlicensed Driver Not Charged […]

Drivers Kill Four Pedestrians in Six Days, Two Flee Scene

Four pedestrians have lost their lives on New York City streets since Thursday. Two of the crashes were hit-and-runs and a third killed a four-year-old child. A cyclist is also in critical condition after a man who wasn’t licensed to operate the tractor trailer he was driving struck her on a Bushwick street Friday morning. […]