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 (1 Killed This Week; 18 This Year; No Drivers Charged*)

  • South Beach: James Benedict, 67, Struck by Alleged Drunk SUV Driver While Walking With Family on Capodanno Boulevard (DNA, Advance)
A driver on Staten Island crashed through the glass storefront. Photo: ##http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/01/driver_smashes_through_reimans.html##Advance##
A driver on Staten Island jumped a curb and crashed through a hardware store. Photo: ##http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/01/driver_smashes_through_reimans.html##Advance##

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Midtown: 70-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured Crossing 11th Avenue; No Charges (News)
  • Forest Hills: 84 Year-Old Woman Loses Leg After Bus Driver Struck Her on Queens Boulevard (DNA)
  • UES: Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Seriously Injures Two Pedestrians; “No Criminality” (DNAPost)**
  • Fordham Heights: CIS on Scene of Crash That Leaves Pedestrian Critically Injured (@NYScanner)
  • Astoria: Unlicensed, Drugged Minivan Driver Crashes Into Parked Car; Passenger Critical (TLDNA)
  • Bay Ridge: Five Injured in Two-Car Crash That Left Vehicles on House’s Front Lawn (News)
  • Castleton Corners: Driver Smashes Into Hardware Store on Victory Boulevard (Advance)**
  • Astoria: Multi-Vehicle Crash at 31st Street and Grand Central Parkway; Several Injured (@NYScanner)
  • Van Nest: Driver Stopped for Failure to Yield Flees, Attempts to Ram Police Car (Post, Gothamist)

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

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