The Weekly Carnage

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, 78 This Year; 3 Drivers Charged*)

  • Prospect Heights: Unidentified Cyclist Killed by Livery Cab Driver; No Criminality Suspected (Post)
  • Mount Eden: Zuleimi Torres, 16, Struck by SUV Driver While Crossing Grand Concourse; Two Others Injured; No Arrests (Streestblog)

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • UWS: Cab Driver Seriously Injures Delivery Cyclist at 81st and Broadway (Streetsblog, MUW)
  • Concourse Village: Driver Sends Girl, 13, Onto Car Windshield; Victim Critical (DNA, Streetsblog)
  • Soundview: Two Boys, 9 and 10, Hit by Driver; No Arrests (NBC)
  • Foxhurst: 11-Year-Old Boy in Serious Condition After Livery Cab Hit-and-Run (News 12)
  • Bed-Stuy: Driver Injured After Jumping Curb, Slamming Into Building (NY1)**
  • Elmhurst: Pedestrian Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver at Queens Blvd.; CIS Requested (@NYScanner)
  • Chelsea: Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Crashing Into Duane Reade (DNA)**
  • Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Seven Injured in Rush Hour Crash (DNA)
  • Murray Hill: Motorcyclist Injured After Running Red, Slamming Into Bus (DNA)
  • Kensington: Three Hospitalized With Serious Injuries in School Bus-Car Collision (DNA)
  • Westerleigh: Fire Truck Collision Sends Vehicle Into Nearby Yard, Injures Occupants (Advance)**
  • Kensington: Vehicle Overturns, Pinning Victim (@NYScanner)
*Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway