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.

Fatal Crashes (4 Killed This Week, 90 This Year; 5 Drivers Charged*)

  • Woodlawn: Kevin Bell, 26, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver (PostNewsDNA)
  • Sheepshead Bay: Karin Eberts-Ayub, 53, Run Down on Sidewalk by Alleged Drunk Driver (DNANews)**
  • Fordham Heights: Alfonso Melendez, 50, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Grand Concourse (Post, NY1)
  • East New York: 37-Year-Old Woman Tossed From Motorcycle, Run Over by Cabbie Who Fled (DNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • East Village: Alleged Drunk Driver Slams Into Storefront, Three Pedestrians and a Cyclist (Streetsblog)**
  • Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Pedestrian Critical After Drivers Hit Him on Flatbush Avenue; One Flees (DNA)
  • University Heights: Police Searching for Driver Who Hit Pedestrian and Fled (News 12)
  • Chelsea: Cyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run on Eighth Avenue (DNA)
  • Cypress Hills: Cement Truck Driver Slams Into School Bus, Injuring Eight (DNA)
  • Williamsbridge: Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured (DNA)
  • Westerleigh: Three Injured in Crash in Neighborhood That Asked for Traffic-Calming (Advance)
  • Randall Manor: NYPD Officer Seriously Injured in Crash (@NYScanner)
  • West Brighton: Police Searching for Wrong-Way Suspect Who Rammed Police Car (Advance)
  • New Dorp: Repeat Drunk Driver Crashes in Cemetery; BAC Three Times Legal Limit (Advance)
  • Annadale: Motorcyclist Busted Doing 75 mph in a 35 Zone (Post Blotter)
  • Maspeth: Truck Driver Knocks Down Utility Pole, Leaving Hundreds Without Electricity (DNA)
*Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

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