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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On November 16, 2012 @ 2:58 pm In The Weekly Carnage | No 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 (5 Killed Since Nov. 2, 138 This Year, 11 Drivers Charged*)

  • Williamsburg: Raul De La Cruz, 35, Killed, 24-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured When Struck by Two Drivers; Adam Recio Charged With Leaving the Scene, Driving Without a License (Streetsblog [2]DNA [3])
  • Chinatown: Kwok Fu, 82, Run Down by National Guard Truck Driver Witnesses Say Ran Red; National Guard Says It’s Not Investigating (Streetsblog 1 [4], 2 [5])
  • Flushing: Dante Dominguez, 45, Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver (Streetsblog [6])
  • Willowbrook: Suying Du, 56, Killed by Driver Passing Stopped Vehicle; No Charges (Streetsblog [7])
  • Sunset Park: Man Fatally Struck on Fourth Avenue on October 26 (DNA [8])***
  • Brownsville: Edward Clyburn, 61, Killed in Two-Car Collision; Driver Charged With Manslaughter (News [9])

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • Hell’s Kitchen:  Lincoln Tunnel Crashes Leave Pedestrian, Multiple Bus Riders Hurt (DNA 1 [10]2 [11])
  • Chinatown: SUV, Taxi Collide at Centre and Walker (Bowery Boogie [12])
  • Canarsie: FDNY Trucks Responding to Call Collide, Crash Into Cab, Home; 11 Injured (Post [13])**
  • Mt. Hope: Pedestrian in Traumatic Arrest After Crash (@NYScanner [14])
  • Astoria: Second NYPD Officer in Three Days Arrested for DWI (CBS 2 [15], DNA [16])
  • Williamsburg: Unlicensed Van Driver Strikes Mother, Two Infant Children (Post Blotter [17], Gothamist [18])
  • Crown Heights: School Safety Agent Busted for DWI After Blowing Red Light (Post Blotter [19])
  • Harlem: Motorcyclist Hits NYPD Vehicle and Flees; Criminality Suspected (@NYScanner [20])
  • Melrose: Several Injured in Multi-Car Crash, One Seriously (@NYScanner [21])
  • Charleston: Two Injured in South Shore Crash (Advance [22])
  • West Brighton: Driver Admits to Drinking “Four to Seven Shots” Before Hitting Utility Pole (Advance [23])
  • Dongan Hills: Corrections Employee Accused of DWI, Leaving Scene of Crash (Advance [24])


A yellow cab driver and motorist collided in the early morning hours in Chinatown. No injuries were reported. Photo: Bowery Boogie [12]

In the Region, Out of Town

  • North Bergen, NJ: Bronx Man Killed After Crashing Into Telephone Pole (North Jersey [26])
  • Riverhead, NY: 90-Year-Old Passenger Killed in Two-Car Collision (Suffolk Times [27])
  • Weehawken, NJ: At Least 17 Injured After Two Buses Collide Outside Lincoln Tunnel (Jersey Journal [28])
  • North Amityville, NY: Police Investigating Two-Car Crash That Seriously Injured 87-Year-Old Driver (AP [29])
  • Irvington, NJ: Two Killed in Crash on Garden State Parkway; Speeding Likely Cause (Star Ledger [30])
  • Winter Haven, FL: Drunk Driver Kills Woman Who Was En Route to Hospital in Labor (News [31])

Following Up

  • NYC DOT Won’t Say If Truck Driver Who Killed Manhattan Woman Is Still Behind the Wheel (Streetsblog [32])
  • Pedestrian Struck by NYPD Cruiser Billed for Damage to Car (News [33])
  • Bus Driver Who Fell Asleep at the Wheel Faces Up to 40 Years for Fatal 2011 Crash in Virginia (QChron [34])
  • L.I. Hit-and-Run Suspect Fled U.S. After Allegedly Killing 80 Year-Old, Arrested 11 Years Later (Post [35])

*Based on latest available reports
**Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway
***Fatality included in yearly, but not weekly, total

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URLs in this post:

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

[2] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/15/hit-and-run-crash-kills-one-pedestrian-injures-another-in-90th-precinct/

[3] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121115/williamsburg/man-killed-woman-critically-injured-hit-and-run-police-sources-say

[4] 1: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/07/witnesses-national-guard-trucks-were-running-lights-prior-to-fatal-crash/#more-290472

[5] 2: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/14/accounts-of-fatal-national-guard-crash-dont-add-up/

[6] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/06/dante-dominguez-latest-hit-and-run-victim-in-peter-koos-council-district/

[7] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/12/suying-du-killed-by-staten-island-motorist-nypd-no-criminality-suspected/

[8] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121026/sunset-park/man-injured-accident-on-fourth-avenue

[9] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-driver-killed-crash-article-1.1201866

[10] 1: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121112/hells-kitchen-clinton/pedestrian-hit-by-vehicle-near-entrance-lincoln-tunnel

[11] 2: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121112/new-york-city/multi-vehicle-accident-snarls-traffic-for-second-time-at-lincoln-tunnel

[12] Bowery Boogie: http://www.boweryboogie.com/2012/11/early-morning-collision-at-centre-and-walker/

[13] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/where_the_fire_i5m7tXdf2j8JSHZ6GgsXsI?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=Brooklyn

[14] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/266723169463844864

[15] CBS 2: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/11/12/second-new-york-city-police-officer-in-3-days-charged-with-driving-drunk/

[16] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121112/new-york-city/cop-whose-foot-was-run-over-by-ferrari-arrested-for-dwi

[17] Post Blotter: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nypd_blotter/nypd_daily_blotter_slTKxKVLdxOuApVAvKL49N

[18] Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2012/11/05/women_two_children_struck_by_van_in.php

[19] Post Blotter: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nypd_blotter/nypd_daily_blotter_JroUkX5ZVAOUdDidtDCHMI

[20] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/267813319459627008

[21] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/268361314315931648

[22] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/11/police_radio_report_two_injure.html

[23] Advance: http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2012/11/staten_island_driver_admits_fo.html

[24] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/11/corrections_employee_accused_o.html

[25] Image: http://www.streetsblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/centre-collision-2-620x465.jpeg

[26] North Jersey: http://www.northjersey.com/news/Bronx_man_who_was_killed_in_North_Bergen_accident_is_identified.html

[27] Suffolk Times: http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/2012/11/36111/greenport-man-involved-in-fatal-riverhead-crash/

[28] Jersey Journal: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2012/11/17_hurt_2_seriously_in_bus_acc.html

[29] AP: http://www.silive.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/li-crash-seriously-injures-driver-87/e6026c86db0b4b3982e4f9c325f1ce2f

[30] Star Ledger: http://www.nj.com/essex/index.ssf/2012/11/authorities_identify_the_two_v.html#incart_river

[31] News: http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-11-07/news/34977494_1_dui-crash-dui-manslaughter-drunk-driver

[32] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/15/is-the-truck-driver-who-killed-roxana-sorina-buta-still-behind-the-wheel/

[33] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/man-billed-patrol-car-damage-struck-article-1.1200445

[34] QChron: http://www.qchron.com/editions/north/sleepy-bus-driver-guilty-in-fatal-crash/article_dd01448b-53ce-58ac-8064-909b2ee4e366.html

[35] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/suspect_in_fatal_li_hit_run_from_Q2jAATuw2unM8Ffk0FU3lM?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Local

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