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.

Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week; 43 This Year; 1 Driver Charged*)

  • East Village: Lisa Julian, 47, Struck by SUV Driver Near Cooper Square (Streetsblog)
  • Crown Heights: Dylan Perry, 11, Dies from Injuries of Stepfather’s DWI Crash (NewsNYT, DNA)
  • Belmont: 25-Year-Old Dirt Biker Killed in Crash With Driver; Runaway Bike Injures Two Pedestrians (Post)

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Borough Park: Unlicensed Forklift Driver Going Wrong Way Critically Injures 73-Year-Old (Post)
  • Midtown: Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Seriously Injures Pedestrian on 34th Street (WABC)**
  • Brownsville: Driver Hits 16-Year-Old Skateboarder, Leaves Him Critical; No Charges (News)
  • Astoria: Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured by Livery Cab Driver (Post, News)
  • UWS: Driver Fleeing Traffic Stop Strikes Pedestrian (News)
  • East New York: Unmarked Police Car Collides With Church Van, Igniting Fire and Injuring Five (WABC)**
  • Queensboro Bridge: MTA Bus Driver Rear-Ends Dump Truck (Post)
  • Williamsburg Bridge: Driver of Oversized Truck Hits Bridge (WCBS)
  • Bayside: Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Parked Car (DNA, News)
  • University Heights: Two-Car Crash Ends With One Vehicle on Top of the Other (Post)
  • South Jamaica: Sanitation Worker Crashes Salt Spreader Into Parked Car, Arrested for DWI (DNA)
  • Lower Manhattan: Drunk Driver Crashes in Holland Tunnel, Flipping Vehicle (Post Blotter)

* Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway