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.

13-Year-Old Aniya Williams was fatally struck by a tractor trailer driver on Staten Island. Photo: News

Fatal Crashes (4 killed this week, 73 this year, 9 drivers charged*)

  • UWS: Yolanda Casal, 78, Killed, Her Daughter Injured By SUV Driver Backing Into Parking Spot (NYT, NBC NY)
  • Graniteville, SI: Aniya Williams, 13, Fatally Struck By Tractor Trailer Driver; No Charges (News, Post)
  • Sunset Park: Keisha Nelson, 32, Killed, Other Passenger Injured After Drunk Driver Crashes Their Car (News, Post Blotter)
  • Long Island City: Woman Picking Up Dropped Eyeglasses Killed By Driver With Suspended License (Post)

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • Jamaica: Drunk Driver Critically Injures 6-Year-Old Girl (News)
  • Soho: Jaguar Driver Strikes Cyclist on Canal Street; Victim in Critical Condition (News)
  • Rosedale: Seven-Year-Old Girl in Stable Condition After Being Struck By School Bus Driver (Post)
  • Murray Hill: Private Garbage Truck Driver Crashes Into Pickup Truck, Tree (DNAinfo)
  • Park Slope: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured on 4th Avenue; Third Crash on the Avenue in 4 Days (Park Slope Patch)
  • UWS: One Injured in Three-Car Crash on Henry Hudson Parkway (DNAinfo)
  • Park Slope: Seven Injured in Multiple-Car Crash on Fourth Avenue (Park Slope Patch)

Ray Deter, owner of d.b.a. bar, was critically injured after a driver struck him while he was biking on Canal Street. Photo: DNAinfo

In the Region, Out of Town

  • Donegal, PA: NYC-Bound Tour Bus Collides With Tractor Trailer, Killing Driver, Injuring Dozens (DNAinfo, YourNabe)
  • Newark: Man Dies After Drunk Driver Pins Him, Severing Both Legs (Post)
  • Sayville, NY: Passenger Killed, Driver Injured in Crash Following Police Chase (CBS NY)
  • Providence, RI: 14-Year-Old Sentenced to 15 Years for Joyride that Killed 9-Year-Old (Huff Po)

Following Up

  • Driver Found Guilty of Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Crash That Put Bloomberg Aide in Coma (News)
  • Family of Aileen McKay-Dalton, Run Down By Treasury Official, Files Civil Suit (Bklyn Paper)
  • SI Woman Injured in Crash With Police Emergency Vehicle Wins $400K Settlement (AP)

Other News

  • First NYC 20 MPH Zone to Slow Cars With Gateway Neckdowns, Speed Humps (Streetsblog)
  • DOT to Remove Three Fort Hamilton Parkway Ped Islands, Add Painted Median (News)

*Fatalities within the five boroughs. Information based on latest available reports.