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.

A motorist drove a truck through a bagel shop on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills, injuring five people inside, including an infant. NYPD: "No criminality suspected." Image: CBS 2
A motorist drove a truck through a bagel shop on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills, injuring five people inside, including an infant. NYPD: “No criminality suspected.” Image: CBS 2

Fatal Crashes (5 Killed Since Oct. 3; 160 This Year*)

  • Chinatown: Woman in Her 70s Struck on Canal; Driver “Didn’t See” Victim; No Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Dyker Heights: Cristina Alonso, 38, Struck by SUV Driver “Outside Crosswalk”; No Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Gowanus Expressway: Motorcyclist and Passenger Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash (News)
  • Kingsbridge Heights: Paul Rodriguez, 35, Killed in ATV Crash; Other ATV Driver Arrested (DNANews)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Woodside: Man Crossing Queens Blvd. Critically Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver (DNA)
  • Roosevelt Island: NYPD Says Driver Caused Crash That Left Cyclist Brain Dead; No Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Flatbush: 60-Year-Old Pedestrian Critically Injured on Ocean Avenue; No Charges (Bklyn Paper)
  • Midtown: Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Crashing Into Storefront; Elderly Man Seriously Injured (Streetsblog)**
  • Gravesend: Woman Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run While Trying to Rescue Dog (Post, News)
  • Midwood: Fire Truck Driver Strikes Pedestrian on Avenue M (Bklyn Paper)
  • East New York: Pedestrian Suffers Severe Head Injuries When SUV Driver Slams Into Him (News)
  • UES: MTA Bus Driver Faints Behind Wheel, Jumps Curb and Hits Tree; Two Injured (Post)**
  • Forest Hills: Six People, Including Infant, Injured When Box Truck Driver Rams Bagel Shop (Post)**
  • Gravesend: Driver Flips Car on Dahill Road and Quentin Road (@NYScanner)
  • Canarsie: Driver Slams Into Dry Cleaners (WCBS)**
  • Queens: Off-Duty Firefighter Rescues Driver Who Flipped Car on Clearview Expressway (Post)
  • Eltingville: Teen Arrested for DWI After Crashing Car While Texting (Post Blotter)

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

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