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The Weekly Carnage

3:25 PM EST on December 12, 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.

A cab driver struck a pedestrian at Broadway and West
A cab driver struck a pedestrian at W. 69th and Broadway. Neither NYPD nor FDNY had details on the pedestrian's condition.  Photo: ##https://twitter.com/PedestrianTom/status/541359755462447105##@PedestrianTom##
A cab driver struck a pedestrian at Broadway and West

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, 71, Struck by Driver With Revoked License (Streetsblog)
    • UES: Gloria Ramiro, 64, Struck by Van Driver on Third Avenue; No Known Charges (DNA)
    • Flushing: Woman, 72, Struck by Van Driver on Union Street (WNYC)***

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

    • Gravesend: Nine-Year-Old Struck, Critically Injured on McDonald Avenue (NewsPost)
    • Midtown: Driver Injures Five Pedestrians, Two Critically, Crashes Into Storefront (DNA, Post)**
    • UWS: Cab Driver Hits Pedestrian at 69th and Broadway (WSR)
    • Crown Heights: NYPD Officer Struck by Driver Who Fled Scene (@NYScanner)
    • Ridgewood: Pedestrian Struck at Greene Avenue and Seneca Avenue (@VisionZeroNYC)
    • Highbridge: 12 Injured in Five-Car Collision Involving Drunk Driver on Major Deegan (Post
    • Williamsburg: Two NYPD Officers Injured in Collision (@NYScanner)
    • Eltingville: Two Seriously Injured in Crash That Overturned Vehicle (Advance)
    • Greenwich Village: Drunken Taxi Passenger Jumps in Driver's Seat, Drives a Mile (Post)

* Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway
*** Crash occurred prior to this week and is not included in the weekly count

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