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.

Antonio Ramirez was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he walked home from a subway station in Washington Heights. Photo: ##http://nypost.com/2013/10/18/dad-killed-in-hit-run-after-city-rejects-request-for-speed-bumps/##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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