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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On July 1, 2011 @ 1:22 pm In The Weekly Carnage | 3 Comments

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 [1].

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 [2], NBC NY [3])
  • Graniteville, SI: Aniya Williams, 13, Fatally Struck By Tractor Trailer Driver; No Charges (News [4], Post [5])
  • Sunset Park: Keisha Nelson, 32, Killed, Other Passenger Injured After Drunk Driver Crashes Their Car (News [6], Post Blotter [7])
  • Long Island City: Woman Picking Up Dropped Eyeglasses Killed By Driver With Suspended License (Post [8])

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • Jamaica: Drunk Driver Critically Injures 6-Year-Old Girl (News [9])
  • Soho: Jaguar Driver Strikes Cyclist on Canal Street; Victim in Critical Condition (News [10])
  • Rosedale: Seven-Year-Old Girl in Stable Condition After Being Struck By School Bus Driver (Post [11])
  • Murray Hill: Private Garbage Truck Driver Crashes Into Pickup Truck, Tree (DNAinfo [12])
  • Park Slope: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured on 4th Avenue; Third Crash on the Avenue in 4 Days (Park Slope Patch [13])
  • UWS: One Injured in Three-Car Crash on Henry Hudson Parkway (DNAinfo [14])
  • Park Slope: Seven Injured in Multiple-Car Crash on Fourth Avenue (Park Slope Patch [15])

In the Region, Out of Town

  • Donegal, PA: NYC-Bound Tour Bus Collides With Tractor Trailer, Killing Driver, Injuring Dozens (DNAinfo [16], YourNabe [17])
  • Newark: Man Dies After Drunk Driver Pins Him, Severing Both Legs (Post [18])
  • Sayville, NY: Passenger Killed, Driver Injured in Crash Following Police Chase (CBS NY [19])
  • Providence, RI: 14-Year-Old Sentenced to 15 Years for Joyride that Killed 9-Year-Old (Huff Po [20])

Following Up

  • Driver Found Guilty of Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Crash That Put Bloomberg Aide in Coma (News [21])
  • Family of Aileen McKay-Dalton [22], Run Down By Treasury Official, Files Civil Suit (Bklyn Paper [23])
  • SI Woman Injured in Crash With Police Emergency Vehicle Wins $400K Settlement (AP [24])

Other News

  • First NYC 20 MPH Zone to Slow Cars With Gateway Neckdowns, Speed Humps (Streetsblog [25])
  • DOT to Remove Three Fort Hamilton Parkway Ped Islands, Add Painted Median (News [26])

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

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[1] About the Weekly Carnage: http://www.streetsblog.orgwww.streetsblog.org/about-the-weekly-carnage/

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/01/nyregion/two-women-struck-by-car-one-fatally-in-manhattan.html

[3] NBC NY: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/2-Struck-by-Vehicle-on-Upper-West-Side-124814549.html

[4] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/06/28/2011-06-28_13yearold_girl_critically_injured_after_being_hit_by_truck_on_staten_island.html

[5] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/staten_island/si_teen_girl_critical_after_behing_HWMfYMMWNv11TpHVeZ4PpI

[6] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2011/06/26/2011-06-26_fatal_accident.html

[7] Post Blotter: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nypd_blotter/nypd_daily_blotter_3DFq5x5nJ8bNyJh8L3kOSL

[8] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/car_kills_mom_who_lost_specs_zbsJO7x4wfPpIb5O52Ge0K

[9] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2011/06/30/2011-06-30_charged_with_dwi_in_hit_of_girl_6.html

[10] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/06/28/2011-06-28_bar_owner_ray_deter_in_grave_condition_after_being_hit_by_car_while_riding_his_b.html

[11] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/school_bus_hits_girl_in_queens_vEn8hnyEej4fo2Hx0U7RHP

[12] DNAinfo: http://www.dnainfo.com/20110629/murray-hill-gramercy/garbage-truck-crashes-into-pickup-truck-murray-hill

[13] Park Slope Patch: http://parkslope.patch.com/articles/motorcyclist-injured-in-fourth-ave-crash

[14] DNAinfo: http://www.dnainfo.com/20110628/upper-west-side/one-person-hurt-threecar-crash-on-henry-hudson-parkway

[15] Park Slope Patch: http://parkslope.patch.com/articles/multiple-car-accident-on-fourth-ave

[16] DNAinfo: http://www.dnainfo.com/20110627/manhattan/new-york-citybound-tour-bus-crashes-pennsylvania-killing-driver

[17] YourNabe: http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2011/06/30/queens/qns_flushing_bus_driver_crash_20110630.txt

[18] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/gruesome_dwi_tragedy_in_jersey_127Ez5vaAU3bhlEdhnmH2N

[19] CBS NY: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/06/27/li-robbery-suspects-involved-in-deadly-crash-after-evading-suffolk-county-police/

[20] Huff Po: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/30/rhode-island-boy-jail_n_888240.html

[21] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2011/06/28/2011-06-28_driver_guilty_in_hitrun_of_mayors_aide.html

[22] Aileen McKay-Dalton: http://www.streetsblog.org/2011/07/01/2010/07/21/nypd-let-witnesses-leave-scene-of-fatal-fort-greene-crash/

[23] Bklyn Paper: http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/34/26/dtg_vespamomsuit_2011_7_1_bk.html

[24] AP: http://online.wsj.com/article/AP4f89832a61a448bf8f2dc0769a510645.html

[25] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2011/06/29/first-nyc-20-mph-zone-to-slow-cars-with-gateway-neckdowns-speed-humps/

[26] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/brooklyn/2011/06/29/2011-06-29_tide_goes_out_for_boro_park_traffic_islands.html

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