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.

Blima Friedman, 10, was apparently struck and killed a few feet from the intersection of 65th Street and 18th Avenue in Borough Park, but police said she was crossing “mid block.”

Fatal Crashes (9 Killed Since Nov. 14; 190 This Year*)

  • Borough Park: Blima Friedman, 10, Struck Crossing Street With Her Pregnant Mother, Also Injured; No Charges (StreetsblogCBSNewsABC)
  • Kensington: Mohammad Naiem Uddin, 14, Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver; Driver Later Charged With Leaving the Scene (News)
  • LES: Robert Perry, 57, Struck on Bowery; Driver Charged With Criminally Negligent Homicide (DNA)
  • East Flatbush: Jason Aitcheson, 27, Killed by Hit-and-Run Van Driver on Utica Avenue (NewsWABC)
  • LES: Cyclist Shan Zheng, 61, Struck by Livery Driver (Lo-DownNews)
  • Downtown Brooklyn: Latchman Singh, 34, Run Down in Crosswalk at DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension by Driver Who Fled (Post, DNA)
  • Prince’s Bay: Jenna Daniels, 15, Struck by Turning Truck Driver; Driver Received Summons for Tinted Windows (Advance, DNA)
  • UWS: Motorcyclist, 44, Struck by Driver, Thrown From Bike on Henry Hudson Parkway (News)
  • Kingsbridge: Mohammed Hoque, 35, Crashed Car Into Tree on Major Deegan Expressway (WNYC)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Harlem: Dump Truck Driver Slams Into MTA Bus, Injures 13 (Post)
  • Flatbush: Driver Critically Injures 79-Year-Old Man Crossing Street (JP Updates)
  • UWS: Hit-and-Run Driver Truck Driver Clips Woman, 3-Year-Old Son Crossing 65th Street at Broadway (NY1)
  • Borough Park: Person Pinned in Overturned Vehicle on 45th Street and 14th Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Midtown: Woman Struck on Central Park South; “No Criminality Suspected” (DNA)
  • Marine Park: Off-Duty Cop, Daughter Seriously Injured After Dollar Van Driver Hits Their Vehicle in Chase Following Hit-and-Run (Post)
  • Bulls Head: Four Injured, Including Two Children, in Multi-Vehicle Collision (Advance)
  • Bay Ridge: Woman Charged With Driving While Impaired After Crashing Into Vehicle, Tree on BQE (Post Blotter)
  • Todt Hill: Drunk Driver With Prior Record Arrested After Crashing Into Car (Advance)

* Based on latest available reports

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