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 (6 Killed Since July 13; 107 This Year; 7 Drivers Charged*)

  • Rochdale: Woman, 18, Struck by Truck Driver Making Left Turn; No Arrests (StreetsblogPost, DNA)
  • Bensonhurst: King Fong, 79, Hit Crossing Bay Parkway One Block From Home (Streetsblog)
  • Prospect Heights: Roxana Gomez, 27, Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver, Dies From Injuries (Streetsblog)
  • Claremont Village: Driver Slams Car Into Pole (DNA)
  • Rosedale: Davinder Singh, 29, Flips on Sunrise Highway (Times Ledger)
  • Little Neck: Danny Singh, 29, Crashes SUV into Metal Barrier on Grand Central Parkway (Times Ledger)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Jackson Heights: Driver Hits Lamppost at Intersection Where 11-Year-Old Was Killed (Streetsblog)**
  • Hell’s Kitchen: Pedestrian Struck, Pinned Under Bus (@NYScanner)
  • Woodside: Cyclist in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Driver Tosses Him From Roof (News)
  • Baychester: Driver Who Left 19-Year-Old Critical Arrested After Returning to Scene (News, PostDNA)
  • Times Square: Two Hospitalized When Cab Driver Rear-Ends Other Cab, Jumps Curb (Streetsblog)**
  • Briarwood: Pedestrian Struck Near Parsons Boulevard and 85th Avenue (DNA)
  • Soho: Unlicensed Man Drives Yellow Cab Onto Hudson River Greenway (Post Blotter)
  • Cobble Hill: Car Thief Fleeing Police Crashes Head-On Into Patrol Car (Post Blotter)
  • Verrazano Bridge: MTA Exec Rescues Two Trapped in Burning Vehicle Following Crash (News)
  • New Dorp: Motorcyclist Leads Police Chase After Blowing Red Light (Post Blotter)
  • Dongan Hills: Two Treated in Three-Car Crash on Hylan Boulevard (Advance)
  • New Dorp: Driver with BAC Over Three Times the Legal Limit Crashes Into Police Pickup (Post Blotter)
*Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

 

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