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

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

The Weekly Carnage

|
The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week, 83 This Year; 4 Drivers Charged*) UWS: Ariel Russo, 4, Run Down by 17-Year-Old Unlicensed Driver During NYPD […]

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 (4 Killed This Week, 15 This Year*, 1 Driver Charged**) Herald Square: Susan Eddy, 69, Dies From Injuries After Ambulance Driver Struck Her in […]

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 (3 Killed This Week; 194 This Year*) Jamaica Estates: Ignascio Andal, 84, Hit by 17-Year-Old on Street Without Sidewalks (Streetsblog) East Flatbush: Joan Hale, […]

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 (11 Killed Since Jan. 1; No Drivers Charged*) UWS: Cooper Stock, 9, Struck in Crosswalk by Cab Driver, Along With Father; No Charges […]

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 (5 Killed This Week; 132 This Year*) UES: Woman, 58, Hit in Crosswalk by Turning Cab Driver; No Charges (Streetsblog) LES: Shu Fan Huang, […]

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 (3 Killed This Week; 159 This Year; 11 Drivers Charged*) Mariners Harbor: Unidentified Pedestrian Killed Reportedly by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Officer (Streetsblog) Woodside: […]