The Weekly Carnage

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Fatal Crashes (15 Killed this week; 582 Killed this year)

  • Queens: Off-Duty Cop Inexplicably Slams SUV Into Pole on LIE, above (News)
  • Manhattan: Off-duty cop shoots driver in road rage incident (News)
  • Related: "Road rage cop speaks out" (Post)
  • Manhattan: Retired Broadway actor killed in hit-and-run (Newsday)
  • Staten Island: Mother dismembered in fatal hit-and-run on way to the bus (Post)
  • Queens: Teen, 17, dead, after friends crash stolen car into subway trestle (Post)
  • Related: Driver in fatal hit-and-run surrenders to police (News) (Post)
  • Smithtown, L.I.: Teen in head-on collision, three dead (News) (Newsday)
  • Related: Call for traffic calming on road plagued by speeding, crashes (Newsday)
  • Huntington, L.I.: Driver loses control, slams into tree (Newsday)
  • Greenport, L.I.: Motorcyclist dies in collision with a deer (Newsday)
  • Long Island Expressway: One dead in three vehicle crash (Newsday)
  • Mastic, L.I.: Both drivers dead in head on collision (Newsday)
  • Norwalk, CT:  Body parts of truck driver dragged for miles (Newsday)
  • Camden, N.J.: Courier-Post writer in hit-and-run (Newsday)

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A firefighter dumps sawdust on a pool of blood and engine fluid at Madison Ave. and 53rd St.

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Manhattan: Pedestrian struck as cab crashes into storefront, above (Streetsblog)
  • Staten Island: Driver of stolen car slams into home, flees (Staten Island Advance)
  • Staten Island: Charges filed after road rage incident (Staten Island Advance)
  • Brooklyn: Driver crashes into bus shelter in Cadman Plaza (Streetsblog)
  • Wheatley Heights, L.I.: Student, 15, hit while boarding school bus (Newsday)
  • Copiague, L.I.: Man, 90, crossing highway, severely injured (Newsday)
  • Huntington Station, L.I.:  Man hit crossing highway (Newsday)
  • East Meadow, L.I.: Charges for woman who smashed S.U.V. into store (Newsday)
  • Bronx: Girl, 7, in "fight for her life" after being struck by pick-up truck (Post)
  • Congers, N.Y.: Girl, 14, struck while crossing the street (Journal News)

Following Up

  • Jersey City: Police Officer offered 11-year plea deal in DUI accident (Star-Ledger)

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Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 211 Killed This Year) Bronx: SUV Slams Big Rig, Passenger Dies, Driver Flees on Foot (Daily News, NYT) Related: DWI Suspect Driven to Drink After Pal Died in DWI (Daily News) Queens: Mother Killed in Crash, 10-Day-Old Baby Survives (Daily News, Newsday) Related: Driver Is Jailed (AM NY) Brooklyn: U-Turn […]

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Fatal Crashes (18 Killed This Week; 57 Killed This Year) Queens: Suspended License Driver Hits School Bus, Killing 1 (Daily News) Queens: 95-Year-Old Man Hits a Dodge, Which Hits a School Bus (NY Post) Randolph, N.J.: Woman, 26, Collides With Empty School Bus (Star-Ledger) North Bellmore, L.I.: 2 in Seatbelts Die as 1 Without Belt Lives (Newsday) Storrs, Conn.: UConn Freshman […]

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (2 killed this week, 64 this year, 7 drivers charged*) Manhattan: Marine Steve Jorgenson, 22, Killed Crossing West Side Highway […]

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