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mcguinnessgrab.jpgDozens of pedestrians and cyclists have been hurt, and several killed, in the McGuinness Boulevard area of Greenpoint, where Neil Chamberlain was fatally struck on April 18. Image: CrashStat

Fatal Crashes (1 Killed This Week, 43 This Year, 8 Drivers Charged*)

    • Neil Chamberlain, 28, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on McGuinness Blvd in Greenpoint; Residents Say Street Design and Lack of Traffic Enforcement Endanger Pedestrians and Cyclists (Streetsblog)
    • Related: Cops Described as "Dismissive," With No Interest in Talking to Witnesses (New York Shitty)
carnage_pshitrun_fips.jpgAmbulance arrives on the scene of hit-and-run on Eighth Ave in Park Slope, in which an unidentified cyclist was injured.

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • East Side: NYPD Officer Arrested for Punching Cab Driver in the Face (City Room)
    • Park Slope: Blogger Witnesses Cyclist Hit-and-Run, Gets Driver's Plate Number (FIPS)
    • Arrochar, SI: Car Thief Injures Gas Station Attendant, Captured After Crash (Advance)
    • DOT Inspector, Father Charged With DWI After Crashes in E. Harlem, Ozone Park (Post Blotter, YN)
    • Clifton, SI: 2 Arrested for Car Theft Claim They Were Tempted by Keys Left on Seat (Post Blotter)
    • Grasmere, SI: 2 Injured in Hylan Blvd Crash (Advance)

Following Up

    • Queens: CEO Who Killed Whitestone Expwy Ped Charged With DWAI; Blood Test Pending (Post)
    • Related: Memorial Held for Victim Mohammad Rohman (YourNabe)
    • SI: Gypsy Porfirio Charged With Assault for Killing Daniel Kelley; Family Files Suit (Advance)
    • Manhattan: No Remorse From Cabbie Who Killed Passenger Danielle Ricco in 2006 (Gothamist)
    • Ex-Cop Patrick Pogan on Trial for Body-Slamming Cyclist; Vic Killed Pedestrian in '01 (City Room)
    • Bronx: Cop Whose Idling Cruiser Was Stolen Arrested for Stealing Courthouse Computer (Post)
    • Dwight Gooden Says It's Too Soon to Talk About Drugged Driving Arrest (Post)

In the Region, Out of Town

    • Hempstead, LI: Allegedly High Driver Kills Woman in Yard; Says Vic, 69, Was "Old" (Post, Gothamist)
    • Roslyn Heights, LI: Driver Charged With Leaving Scene in Hit-and-Run Death of 81-Year-Old (WCBS)
    • New Rochelle: Jeep SUV Explodes, Driver Injured (Gothamist)
    • Yonkers: Serial Killer Suspect Sought for 21 Years Located After DWI Arrest (AP)
    • Leyden, NY: 1 Motorcyclist Killed, 3 Hurt in Funeral Procession Crash (AP)
    • Loudonville, NY: Star Siena Point Guard Arrested for DWI (AP)
    • Philadelphia: 3 Seriously Injured in Crash Involving Horse-Drawn Carriages (AP)
    • Clacton-on-Sea, England: Man Convicted for Driving Barbie Car While Drunk (Telegraph via Wheels)
    • Los Angeles: Repeat Reckless Driver Heather Locklear Charged for Street Sign Hit-and-Run (News)

Other News

    • AARP Surveys New York Streets; Electeds Pledge to Back Improvements for Seniors (Streetsblog)
    • Making Road Workers Safer Would Benefit All New York Street Users (Streetsblog, News)
    • Nationwide Motorcycle Fatalities Decline for First Time Since 1997 (Wheels)
    • Clear Channel to Add News Crawl to Car Stereos (Wheels)
    • Disney World Bus Drivers Say GPS Units Cause Forced Distraction (Orlando Sentinel)
    • John McCain Says Illegal Immigrants Intentionally Causing Car Crashes (News)

* Based on latest available reports

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