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.

Jose Padilla-Argueta was killed by a hit-and-run driver. Police believe his body, discovered at an intersection in Brookville, Queens, was dumped from a vehicle. Photo via ##http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/cyber-love-led-queen-immigrant-death-family-article-1.1416964##Daily News##

Fatal Crashes (5 Killed This Week; 119 This Year; 9 Drivers Charged*)

  • Brookville: Jose Padilla-Argueta, 35, Killed in Hit-and-Run; Body May Have Been Dumped From Driver’s Car (News 12)
  • Woodhaven: Matthew Soria, 34, Killed Clinging to Hood of Car His Wife Crashed; Driver Charged With Second-Degree Murder (Post 1, 2)
  • East Flatbush: 23-Year-Old Man, Speeding on Utica Avenue, Crashes Into Parked Cars (DNA)
  • Granitteville: Derrick Kearse, 36, Hits Median, Flips SUV on Staten Island Expressway (DNA, Post Blotter)
  • Belmont: 39-Year-Old Victim in Cab Crash Dies Hours After Leaving Hospital (Post Blotter)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Williamsbridge: Driver Jumps Curb, Hits Storefronts and Two Pedestrians; No Charges (Streetsblog)**
  • LES: Car Bursts Into Flames on Williamsburg Bridge (DNA)
  • Cypress Hills: Driver Crashes Into Building; Two Pinned Against Wall (@NYScanner)**
  • Meadowmere: Driver Overturns Car in Water Near JFK, One Injured (@NYScanner)
  • Bulls Head: Police Arrest Driver With Nearly Twice the Legal BAC (Advance)
*Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

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