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.

Moshe Kanofsky, 73, died from injuries he sustained when a driver hit him in a Brooklyn crosswalk last December. No charges were filed. Photo via Daily News
Moshe Kanofsky, 73, died from injuries he sustained when a driver hit him in a Brooklyn crosswalk last December. No charges were filed. Photo via Daily News

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 January (DNA)
  • East New York: Regina Stevenson, 41, Struck by Truck Driver on Linden Blvd.; No Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Crown Heights: Moshe Kanofsky, 73, Hit by Driver in Crosswalk in December (NewsDNAJP Updates)
  • Chelsea: Bob Simon, 73, Killed in Livery Cab; Driver Had History of Suspensions (NYT 1, 2NewsPost)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Chelsea: Nine Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash at Sixth Avenue and W. 20th Street (WNBC)
  • East New York: Three Injured, One Critically, in Linden Blvd. Crash That Overturned Ambulance (WCBS)
  • Borough Park: 80-Year-Old Pedestrian Seriously Injured (@NYScanner)
  • Williamsburg: Pedestrian Seriously Injured at Marcy Avenue and S. Third Street (@NYScanner)
  • Queens: Drunk Driver Who Hit Parked NYPD Van, Injured Officers Has Diplomatic Immunity (Post)
  • Mariners Harbor: Driver Crashes Head-One Into Telephone Pole (Advance)
  • Dongan Hills: Alleged Drunk SUV Driver Slams Head-On Into Car, Leaving Passenger Critical (Advance)
  • Jamaica: Truck Driver Arrested at JFK for Driving Without a License (Advance)

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

***Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway

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