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The Weekly Carnage

2:46 PM EDT on October 25, 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.

Antonio Ramirez was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he walked home from a subway station in Washington Heights. Photo: ##
Antonio Ramirez was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he walked home from a subway station in Washington Heights. He was struck near an elementary school that had been rejected for a DOT slow zone. Photo: ## Post##

Fatal Crashes (7 Killed Since Oct. 11; 170 This Year; 13 Drivers Charged*)

    • Schuylerville: Angel Figueroa, 74, Hit by Three Drivers on E. Tremont Avenue; One Driver Flees Scene, One Charged With Driving Without a License (Streetsblog)
    • Jackson Heights: Olvin Yhair Figueroa, 3, Struck by Alleged Drunk Driver While Crossing Street With Mother; Driver Charged With Manslaughter (Streetsblog)
    • Washington Heights: Antonio Ramirez, 40, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in NYPD Precinct Where Police Write One Speeding Ticket Per Day (Streetsblog)
    • Borough Park: Ethel Rubenstein, 69, Struck by Minivan Driver; No Charges (Streetsblog)
    • Canarsie: John Dozier, 64, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver (Streetsblog)
    • Canarsie: Rosa Eubanks, 54, Killed in Three Vehicle Crash (NewsPostWABCWNBC)
    • Canarsie: Motorcyclist, 48, Dies in Collision With Left-Turning Car (DNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • Times Square: Three Injured, One Critically, When Cab and Garbage Truck Collide (News, DNA)
    • New Lots: Driver Critically Injures Three-Year-Old; No Criminality Suspected (WNBC)
    • Soho: Cab Driver Seriously Hurts Pedestrian; Claims the Sun Blinded Him (WNBC, DNA)
    • Downtown Brooklyn: Cyclist Struck, Seriously Injured by Truck Driver on Smith Street; No Charges (DNA)
    • Flatbush: Pedestrian Seriously Injured at Avenue I and E. 27th Street; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
    • Verrazano Bridge: MTA Officer Critically Injured After Exiting Parked Truck (DNA)
    • Bed-Stuy: Two Men Arrested After Crashing Into Parked Van, Injuring Occupants (DNA)
    • Edgemere: Two Injured in Crash Involving Police Cruiser (DNA)
    • Grasmere: Collision Sends Car Into Home (DNA)**
    • Westside Highway: Drunk Driver Arrested After Rear-Ending Police Cruiser (News)
    • Charleston: Woman Arrested for Texting While Driving Drunk (Advance)

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

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