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.

Two drivers fatally struck 36-year-old Kamil Gorski in Ridgewood. One was charged with leaving the scene. No charges were filed against the second driver. Photo via Daily News
Two drivers fatally struck 36-year-old Kamil Gorski in Ridgewood. One was charged with leaving the scene. No charges were filed against the second driver. Photo via Daily News

Fatal Crashes (3 Killed Since Jan. 23, 11 This Year*, 1 Driver Charged**)

  • Ridgewood: Kamil Gorski, 36, Struck by Two Drivers; One Fled Scene (DNANews)
  • Jamaica: Female Pedestrian Struck by Turning NICE Bus Driver; No Charges (News)
  • Far Rockaway: Jeffery McDonald, 28, Crashes Car Into Subway Pillar (WABC)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Midtown: MTA Bus Driver Hits Pedestrian on Second Ave.; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Inwood: Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, Flees Scene (Post)
  • LES: Bus Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian at E. Houston Near Bowery (Gothamist)
  • East Flatbush: Off-Duty Cop Arrested for Drunk Driving After Crashing During Snowstorm (DNA)
  • Midtown: Pedestrian Critically Injured Near Macy’s (DNA)
  • New Brighton: At Least 6 Injured After MTA Bus Driver Hits School Bus (Advance)
  • Jamaica: Fire Truck and Car Collide on Queens Boulevard; 5 Injured (News)
  • Midtown: Cab Driver and Passenger Escape Cab Before It Bursts Into Flames (DNA)
  • Bronx: Box Truck Overturns on Major Deegan Expressway (@NYCityAlerts)
  • Silver Lake: Drunk Driver Arrested After Speeding on “Vision Zero Street” Victory Blvd. (Advance)
  • South Beach: Driver Pulls Illegal U-Turn at Police Checkpoint, Arrested for DWI (Advance)

* Based on latest available reports
** Drivers known to have been charged for causing a death in 2015

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