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The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage

3:03 PM EST on February 20, 2015

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.

The block of Pennsylvania Avenue where Isaak Trakhtenberg was struck and killed yesterday. Image: Google Maps

Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week, 21 This Year*, 1 Driver Charged**)

  • East New York: Isaak Trakhtenberg, 83, Struck Crossing Pennsylvania Avenue; No Charges (News)
  • South Jamaica: Marco Orellana, 48, Struck by Minivan Driver on February 4, Dies From Injuries (DNA)
  • South Ozone Park: 63-Year-Old Man Struck Attempting to Cross Belt Parkway Near the Van Wyck Expressway (News)
  • Flushing: Pedestrian Struck at Main Street and Maple Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Ridgewood: One Killed in Crash on Jackie Robinson Parkway at Myrtle Avenue (@NYScanner)
  • Mariners Harbor: Christen Bailey, 25, Crashes Into Utility Pole (AdvanceDNA)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Chinatown: Van Driver Seriously Injures 62-Year-Old Woman at Canal and Mott (DNA)
  • Mapleton: Vehicle Overturns at 21st Avenue and 59th Street (@NYCityAlerts)
  • Huguenot: At Least One Injured in Hylan Boulevard Crash (Advance)
  • Bed-Stuy: Car Flips at Fulton Street and Buffalo Avenue (@NYCityAlerts)
  • Travis-Chelsea: MTA Train Operator Arrested for Drunk Driving on West Shore Expressway (Advance)
  • Annadale: Woman Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Brick Wall (Advance)

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

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