The Weekly Carnage


Fatal Crashes (15 Killed This Week; 492 Killed This Year)

  • Queens: Drunk Driver, 22, Killed, 4 Passengers Hurt (Daily News, NY Post)
  • Manhattan: Fatal Hit-and-Run; Suspect Arrested (Gothamist)
  • Jackson Twp., N.J.: 3 Teens Die Where 2 Died This Year (Star-Ledger)
  • Seaford, L.I.: Pedestrian, 80, Struck by Motorist; No Charges (Newsday)
  • West Babylon, L.I.: Cyclist, 14, Struck and Killed by Minivan (Newsday)
  • Bridgehampton & Bellmore, L.I.: 2 Killed in Separate Crashes (Newsday)
  • Mount Kisco, N.Y.: Passenger Killed in 1-Car Crash; Driver Charged (LoHud)
  • Branford, Conn.: Garbage Truck Kills Wheelchair Bound Man, 48 (Newsday)
  • Woodmere, L.I.: Motorcyclist Hit by Car, Killed (Newsday)
  • Suffern, N.Y.: Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Car (Journal News)
  • Shirley, L.I.: Motorcyclist Loses Control, Veers Off Road (Newsday)
  • Union City, N.J.: Motorcyclist Killed on Viaduct (Jersey Journal)

Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News

Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

  • Harrison, N.Y.: Driver Hurt After Car Flips Into River (Journal News)
  • Manhattan: Woman Critical After Being Pinned Under Van (WABC 7)
  • Queens: SUV Forces Car Off Road, Girl, 4, Comatose (Daily News [last])
  • The Bronx: 4 Officers Injured as 2 Police Cars Collide (WABC 7)
  • Brentwood, L.I.: Driver Hits Boy, Nabbed After Motorist Pursues (Newsday)
  • Metuchen, N.J.: Two-Car Crash Sends Taxi Into a House (Star-Ledger)
  • Harrison, N.Y.: Cyclist, 50, Walks Away After Collision With Car (Journal News)
  • Oceanside, L.I.: 2 Apparently Drunk Drivers Collide, One Critical (Newsday)
  • Old Westbury, L.I.: Officer Hit by Car During Traffic Stop (Newsday)
  • Amagansett, L.I.: 2 Injured, 1 Critically, in Collision (Newsday)


  • Brooklyn: 2 Hospitalized as Car Crashes Into Sidewalk Shed (NY1, WABC 7)
  • South Brunswick, N.J.: 4 Hurt as Motorist Slams Into Police SUV (Star-Ledger)
  • Ramapo, N.Y.: Monster Truck Rolls Over Woman; Driver in Custody (LoHud)
  • L.I. Expressway: Series of Wrecks Snarl Commute (Newsday)
  • Guilford, Conn.: Cyclist, 13, Injured in Hit-and-Run (WTNH)
  • Pound Ridge, N.Y.: Woman Injured as Car Veers Off Road (Journal News)
  • Jersey City, N.J.: Motorcyclist Injured in Collision With SUV (Jersey Journal)
  • Eastchester, N.Y.: Woman Struck by Car Receives Minor Injured (Journal News)
  • Avon, Conn.: Jersey City Trucker Narrowly Averts Tragedy (Star-Ledger)

Following Up

  • Jersey City, N.J.: Husband Pleads for Help in $1.75M Hospital Bill (Jersey Journal)
  • Riverhead, L.I.: 18 Year to Life After ’06 Road Chase and Slay (Daily News)
  • Andover, N.J.: Former Town Official On Trial in Hit-and-Run (Star-Ledger)
  • Trenton, N.J.: Several More Days in Hospital for Corzine (NY Post, Star-Ledger)
  • Newton, N.J.: Woman Charged in Crash That Killed 2 Brooklynites (Star-Ledger)


  • D.C. Panel Urges States to Require Motorcyclists to Use Helmets (AP/Newsday)

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