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The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage

3:08 PM EDT on May 2, 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.

Two people were injured after a driver jumped the curb in the East Village, slamming into a hardware storefront. Photo: Twitter/@wlodarczyk
Two people were injured after a driver jumped the curb in the East Village, slamming into a hardware storefront. Photo: @wlodarczyk

Fatal Crashes (4 Killed This Week; 58 This Year; 2 Drivers Charged*)

    • Richmond Hill: Oscar Pauzhi, 54, Struck on Atlantic Avenue; No Charges (Streetsblog)
    • Woodhaven: William Guevara-Delgado, 26, Killed by Box Truck Driver Crossing Atlantic Avenue (Streetsblog)
    • Pelham Gardens: Perla Reyes, 26, Killed After Car She Was Riding in Flipped, Struck Tree (News)
    • Bayside: 22-Year-Old Driver Killed in Crash Into Ramp Wall on Long Island Expressway (TL)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • Inwood: MTA Bus Driver Hits Pedestrian on Broadway (DNA)
    • East Village: Driver Slams Into Hardware Storefront, Injuring Two (DNA)**
    • Jamaica: Pedestrian Struck by MTA Bus Driver; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
    • Marine Park: Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
    • Jamaica: Man May Lose Legs After Driver at JFK Knocks Concrete Barrier Onto Him (Post)
    • Clason Point: Pedestrian Seriously Injured at White Plains Road and Lacombe Avenue; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
    • Borough Park: 65-Year-Old Woman Struck by Garbage Truck Driver (@NYScanner)
    • St. Albans: NYPD Driver Hits Motorcyclist, Throwing Him Under Vehicle; Claims Sirens Were on, Contrary to Witness Accounts (NewsPost)
    • East Harlem: Charges Expected After Unlicensed Driver Drags Cop in Attempt to Flee Checkpoint (NewsPost)
    • Jackson Heights: Off-Duty Cop Arrested for DWI (TL)

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

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