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NYPD Crash Report: 12 City Pedestrians, Five Cyclists Killed in April

12:05 PM EDT on May 23, 2012

Image: NYPD

Seventeen vulnerable users were killed on city streets in April, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [PDF].

City-wide, 12 pedestrians and five cyclists were fatally struck by drivers: three pedestrians and one cyclist in Manhattan; three pedestrians and one cyclist in the Bronx; four pedestrians and two cyclists in Brooklyn; one pedestrian and one cyclist in Queens; and one pedestrian in Staten Island.

Across the city, 934 pedestrians and 316 cyclists were hurt in collisions with motor vehicles. Per NYPD policy, few if any of these crashes were investigated by trained officers.

Five motorists and six passengers died in the city in April; 1,662 and 1,799 were injured, respectively.

There were 16,244 motor vehicle crashes in the city last month. After the jump: contributing factors for crashes resulting in injury and death.

Image: NYPD

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