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The Weekly Carnage

3:41 PM EST on February 7, 2014

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 (3 Killed This Week; 21 This Year; No Drivers Charged*)

    • Jackson Heights: Martha Tibillin-Guamug, 25, Struck by MTA Bus Driver (Streetsblog)
    • Brighton Beach: Stanislav Chernyshov, 73, Struck by Plow Operator; No Charges (DNA, News)
    • Canarsie: Livery Van Driver Crashes Into Back of Box Truck After Suffering Heart Attack (News, DNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • Woodside: 7-Year-Old Among Four Hit by Curb-Jumping Driver at Bus Stop (Courier, Streetsblog)**
    • Midtown: Pedestrian Struck, Pinned by Turning Taxi Driver; No Known Charges (Streetsblog)
    • Crown Heights: Driver Seriously Injures Cyclist, 22, Near Prospect Park; No Summonses (Gothamist)
    • Elmhurst: Pedestrian Critically Injured by Van Driver in Crosswalk; No Summonses (DNA)
    • Downtown Brooklyn: 10 Injured, Two Seriously, When Livery Cab Driver Hits City Bus (Bklyn Paper)
    • Ditmas Park: Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars; Driver Slams Into Apartment Lobby (DP Corner)**
    • Midwood: Curb-Jumping SUV Driver Crashes Into Construction Site, Hits Pedestrian (Bklyn Daily)**
    • New Dorp: School Bus Carrying Three Students Veers Off Road, Crashes Into Fence (Advance)**
    • Woodside: Off-Duty Cop Charged With DWI Following Collision (News)
    • Prince's Bay: Driver Going 90 MPH on Korean War Veterans Parkway Arrested for DWI (Advance)
    • New Springville: Off-Duty Firefighter Arrested for DWI After Rear-Ending Vehicle (Advance)

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

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