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The Weekly Carnage

2:38 PM EDT on September 27, 2013

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 (5 Killed This Week; 156 This Year; 11 Drivers Charged*)

    • Sunset Park: Kiko Shao, 5, Struck by SUV Driver; No Charges (Streetsblog)
    • College Point: Michael Munoz, 42, Hit by Driver Who Jumped Curb; No Charges (Streetsblog)**
    • Forest Hills: Nisath Hossain, 58, Killed Crossing Queens Boulevard in Hit-and-Run (Streetsblog)
    • Sunnyside: Alexander Ciszewski, 18, Hit by Driver While Skateboarding (DNA, News)
    • Parkchester: Driver Rear-Ends Tractor-Trailer on Cross Bronx Expressway (DNA, News)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • Midwood: Speeding Driver With Expired License Critically Injures 12-Year-Old Boy (PostBklyn Paper)
    • Bushwick: Church Van Driver Collides With Car, Injuring Six (DNA)
    • Kips Bay: Woman Struck by MTA Bus Driver on Second Avenue (DNA)
    • Midwood: Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured on Bedford Avenue; CIS Responds (@NYScanner)
    • Highbridge: Fifteen Injured After Bus Driver Crashes on Major Deegan Expressway (DNA)
    • Bay Ridge: Driver Hits Pedestrian; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
    • Mill Basin: Lamborghini Driver Splits Car in Two Following High-Speed Crash (News)
    • Kew Gardens: SUV Driver Plummets Off Union Turnpike Onto Jackie Robinson Parkway (Post)
    • Willowbrook: Two-Car Crash Sends Car Onto Sidewalk Against House (Advance)**

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

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