The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage.

A two-car collision sent one vehicle onto the sidewalk and through the front door of a Duane Reade on Second Avenue at 23rd Street. Photo: ##http://www.flickr.com/photos/10798592@N08/8659705463/in/photostream/lightbox/##ddartley/Flickr##

Fatal Crashes (1 Killed This Week, 63 This Year; 3 Drivers Charged*)

  • Queens Village: Kaman Drummond, 26, Chased Down by Woman in Car Following Dispute; Driver Charged With Murder (DNAGothamist)

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • East Village: 50-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured at Houston and Avenue C (DNA)
  • Fordham Heights: Hit-and-Run Driver Runs Down Man on Grand Concourse (Post Blotter)
  • Kips Bay: Two-Car Collision Sends Vehicle Into Duane Reade Storefront; Two Injured (Streetsblog)**
  • UES: 13 Injured in Pile-Up Involving School Bus (DNA)
  • Midtown: 88-Year-Old Crashes Into SUV, Scaffolding; Driver Charged With Assault (Post 1, 2)**
  • Midtown: Speeding Driver Hits Pedestrian, Crane Carrying Sculpture Before Fleeing on Foot (Post)
  • Parkchester: Crash Leaves Victim Pinned in Car (@NYScanner)
  • Arrochar: Drunk, Unlicensed Driver Leads Police Chase, Rams Cruiser, Jumps Curb (Post Blotter)**
  • Times Sq.: NYPD Cruiser Collision Leaves Officers Injured (@NYScanner)
  • Staten Island: Two Drivers Face DWI Charges in Separate Incidents (Advance)
  • Park Slope: Off-Duty City Employee Busted for Driving While Impaired (Post Blotter)

In the Region, Out of Town

  • Buffalo, NY: Van Driver Rear-Ends Dump Truck, Killing 3, Including 1-Year-Old, and Injuring 8 (AP)
  • Franklin Twp: Driver Killed in Crash With School Bus (So. Jersey Times)
  • Monsey, NY: Driver Seriously Injures Three-Year-Old Boy; No Charges (LoHud)
  • Mantua Twp, NJ: Van Carrying 16 Flips on Highway, Injuring Four (So. Jersey Times)
  • Greenwich Twp, NJ: Two-Vehicle Crash Flips SUV on Its Side, Injuring Driver (So. Jersey Times)

Following Up, Other News

  • Cyclist’s Brother Says NYPD Closed Investigation Into Unsolved Death (Streetsblog)
  • Related: Ghost Bike Memorial Ride to Honor Joseph Nelson, Hit-And-Run Victim (DNA)
  • Six Months in Jail and Five-Year License Suspension for SI Hit-and-Run Killer (Streetsblog)
  • CDC Report: 47,000 Pedestrians Killed from 2001 to 2010; Elderly and Poor at Highest Risk (Atlantic)

*Based on latest available reports
**Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

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