The Weekly Carnage

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.

avejgrab.jpgA six-year-old boy was hit by a driver while on the way to school this morning at Avenue J and E. 32nd Street in Brooklyn. He was hospitalized in critical condition. 1010 WINS reports that the driver “has not been charged.” Image: Google Maps

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • Developing: Six-Year-Old Boy Hit in Flatlands, in Critical Condition; No Charges (WINS)
  • Long Island City: Driver Hits Pedestrian, Chased Down by Other Motorists (Post)
  • Cypress Hills: “Chuckling” Sociopath Intentionally Runs Man Down Over Parking Spat (Post Blotter)
  • Stolen, Abandoned U-Haul Truck Shuts Down RFK Bridge (News)
  • Manhattan Beach: 5 Injured in Four Crashes on Chaotic Oriental Boulevard (Post)
  • Elmhurst: Unlicensed Former Monserrate Aide Arrested After Cursing Officer (NYT, News, Post)
  • Sheepshead Bay: Two-Year-Old Left in Parked School Bus (News)
  • Huguenot: 3 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash (Advance)

Following Up

  • Killer of Roxane Murano Ticketed for Failure to Yield, Arraigned on Misdemeanor AUO (Advance)
  • Improvements Continue on Tottenville Street Where Janine Brawer Was Fatally Injured (Advance)
  • Plea Deal for Recidivist Drunk Driver Reduces Possible Four-Year Sentence to Five Days (Advance)
  • Man Gets Six Months for Killing Passenger in 2008 DWI Crash on SI Expressway (Advance)
  • Bulls Head: Woman Sues City Over Collision With NYPD Officer (Advance)

In the Region, Out of Town

  • Miller Place: Drugged Driver Fatally Wounds Cyclist, Hits Second Vehicle Leaving Scene (Newsday)
  • Bronxville: Police Aren’t Talking About Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Municipal Lot (LoHud)
  • Nassau Co. Deputy Attorney Killed in Collision With Car Thief (WCBS)
  • Pearl River: Boy, 15, Loses Leg in One-Car Crash (LoHud 1, 2)
  • East Hills: Chain-Reaction DWI Crash Kills Motorcyclist (WPIX)
  • Jersey Interstate Collision Involving Brooklyn-Bound Charter Bus Kills 1, Injures 12 (AP)
  • Moriches: Woman Sues Widow of John Gotti Over 2009 Crash (Post)
  • Hofstra Hoops Coach Resigns Following DWI Arrest (NYT)
  • Atlanta: Car Thief Fleeing Police Rams SUV Into Barber Shop, Injuring 5 (AP)

Other News

  • TA Finds Cyclist Injuries Down for Fifth Straight Year (Streetsblog, WSJ)
  • Springfield Gardens: Terrorized Residents Seek Protection From Speeding Drivers (News)
  • Congress Considers New Rules Mandating Data Recorders, Cars That Stop (NYT)
  • New Jersey Lawmakers, “Youth Advocates” Target Teen Driver Decal Law (AP)
  • Traffic Ticket Lawyer Bankrolls Effort to Ban Houston Red Light Cams (Chron)
  • Cyclist, Driver Contemplates America’s Willingness to Trade Life for Automobility (BikingInLA)

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