The Weekly Carnage

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

Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week; 138 This Year; 10 Drivers Charged*)

  • Castle Hill: Lakhranee Sookram, 67, Struck Crossing Street to Catch Bus; Driver Issued Summons for an Expired License (News)
  • East New York: Lyubov Angert, 82, Run Down by Turning MTA Bus Driver at Pennsylvania and Seaview Avenues (NewsDNA)
  • East Village: Meipui Chow Leon, 73, Killed by Van Driver While Crossing East Houston; Driver Cited for Failure to Exercise Due Care (DNA, NBC)
  • Far Rockaway: Two Teenagers Killed, One Injured in High-Speed Crash Into an Elevated Subway Pillar (TLNews)
  • Sheepshead Bay: Jasmine Calix, 21, Thrown From Motorcycle After Losing Control of Vehicle on Belt Parkway (DNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Eastchester: Taxi Fatally Driver Stabs Ex-Girlfriend After Rear-Ending, Running Her SUV Off the Road (DNA)
  • Cypress Hills: Eleven-Year-Old Boy Riding Bike Struck, Seriously Injured by MTA Bus Driver (News)
  • Mill Basin: Driver Flips Car Near PS 203, Setting Off Chain Reaction of Crashes (Bklyn Daily)
  • Canarsie: Pedestrian Struck, CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Kew Garden Hills: Victim Pinned Unconscious in Crash at Van Wyck Expressway and Jewel Avenue; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Williamsburg: Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Richmond: Three Injured in Crash That Left One Pinned in Vehicle (Advance)
  • Carroll Gardens: Off-Duty EMT Arrested for DWI After Hitting Parked Car (DNA)
  • West Brighton: Driver With Twice the Legal BAC Smashes Car Into Pole (Post Blotter)
  • West Shore Parkway: Crash Leaves Vehicle Overturned, Two Injured (Advance)
  • FDR Drive: Three-Car Crash Includes Vehicle Carrying Anthony Weiner; No Injuries (NYT)

*Based on latest available reports

  • Anonymous

    “Driver Cited for Failure to Exercise Due Care”
    Someone should give some credit to this rare police officer who actually *cited* a driver for killing someone, given that the NYPD generally lets drivers kill people without so much as a citation!

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