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 tractor-trailer overturned under the Brooklyn Bridge, pinning another vehicle. Photo: ##http://gothamist.com/2013/04/29/bk_bridge_tk.php#photo-1##Gothamist##

Fatal Crashes (3 Killed Since April 27, 69 This Year; 3 Drivers Charged*)

  • Bay Ridge: Driver Fatally Strikes Senior in Crosswalk at Fourth Avenue and 82nd Street; No Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Morris Heights: Alexander Johnson, 66, “Loses Control,” Crashes SUV Into Vehicles Stopped at Traffic Light (News)
  • South Jamaica: Motorcyclist Rudolf Wellington, 32, Crashes After Hitting Guardrail on Van Wyck Expressway (TL)
Driver pinned in overturned car at 16th Avenue and 60th Street in Brooklyn. Photo: ##https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/331072543253471232/photo/1##@NYScanner##

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • Chelsea: Taxi Driver Strikes Cyclist; Two Arrested on Undisclosed Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Clinton Hill: Woman Thrown From Bike After Collision With Driver (DNA)
  • Gravesend: 12-Year-Old Boy Suffers Head Trauma When Driver Hits Him (Post, Streetsblog)
  • Borough Park: School Bus Driver Runs Over 12-Year-Old Boy on Bike (Post, DNA)
  • South Williamsburg: Two Children Seriously Injured in Crash; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Greenpoint: School Bus-Van Collision at McGuinness Blvd. Sends Vehicle Crashing Into Building (DNA)
  • Williamsbridge: SUV Driver Strikes 7-Year-Old Boy; Victim Hospitalized in Stable Condition (News 12)
  • Williamsburg: School Bus Driver Hits, Overturns Parked Car (@NYScanner)
  • Brighton Beach: Driver Slams Into Storefront (Bklyn Daily)**
  • Park Slope: Van Thief Crashes, Flees Scene Before Driving on Sidewalk (Bklyn Paper)**
  • Gravesend: Vehicle Overturns, Pinning Driver (@NYScanner)
  • Great Kills: Driver Crashes Into School, Suffers Minor Injuries (Advance)**
  • St. Albans: Man Escapes Knifepoint Robbery, Is Struck by Driver (Post)
  • Bed-Stuy: Off-Duty School Safety Agent Caught Passed Out Behind Wheel; Charged With DWI (Post)
  • BQE: Tractor-Trailer Driver Flips Vehicle Under Brooklyn Bridge, Pinning Car (Gothamist)
  • Port Morris: Truck Driver Pinned After Crashing Into Pole (@NYScanner)
  • Canarsie: Two Construction Workers in Truck Bucket Lift Injured When Vehicle Flips (NY1)

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

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