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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On December 14, 2012 @ 2:21 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 This Week, 151 This Year, 12 Drivers Charged*)

    • Mott Haven: Ignecio Cubano, 69, Run Down by Semi Truck Driver in Crosswalk; NYPD: “No Criminality Suspected” (DNA [2]News [3], Post [4])
    • Upper West Side: Unidentified Delivery Man Killed on Columbus Avenue; NYPD: “No Criminality Suspected” (Gothamist [5])
    • South Ozone Park: Bicyclist Ramon Russel, 37, Struck by Tractor-Trailer Driver in Parking Lot; NYPD: “No Criminality Suspected” (Post [6]News [7])
    • Gravesend: Chenugor Dao, 60, Killed, Others Injured After SUV Drivers Collide, Plow Into Family on Sidewalk; NYPD: “No Criminality Suspected” (Streetsblog 1 [8], 2 [9])
    • Little Neck: Pedestrian Struck on Douglaston Pkwy (@NYScanner [10])

Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

  • UWS: Pedestrian Hit by SUV Driver Near Central Park; Victim “Likely to Die” (DNA [11], Gothamist [5])
  • UWS: Two Pedestrians Struck, Seriously Hurt in Separate Columbus Ave Crashes (@NYScanner 1 [12], 2 [13])
  • UES: Drunk Driver Smashes Into Vehicle, Attempts to Flee (Post Blotter [14])
  • Carroll Gardens: Driver Arrested After Flipping Car Near Court and Smith Streets (PMFA [15])
  • Gramercy: Off-Duty Firefighter Charged With DWI After Clipping Vehicle (Post Blotter [16])
  • Midtown: Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Cop on Foot in Times Square (DNA [17]News [18])
  • UWS: Man Struck, Injured Near Central Park (DNA [19])
  • Broad Channel: One Injured in Three-Car Collision That Left Car in Flames (Times Ledger [20])
  • Tremont: Car Crash Leaves Victim Pinned, Seriously Injured (@NYScanner [21])

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A driver was arrested after flipping his car on a residential street in Carroll Gardens. Photo: PMFA [15]

In the Region, Out of Town

  • Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: Bronx Man Fatally Struck by Driver Who Plunged Off Embankment (Patch [23])
  • Saddle Brook, NJ: One Killed After Drivers Crash, Overturn Cars Off Highway Median (NJ.com [24])
  • North Salem, NY: Drivers Airlifted, Hospitalized Following Three-Car Crash (LoHud [25])
  • Mahwah, NJ: Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash After Driver Strikes Tractor-Trailer (Mahwah Patch [26])

Following Up

  • Drunk Driver Who Crashed Off Queensboro Bridge Ramp, Killing One, Indicted for Manslaughter (Post [27])
  • Queens DA Richard Brown Gives Probation to Driver Charged for DWI Pedestrian Death (Streetsblog [28])
  • NYPD Ran Down Deceased Bronx Dirt Biker, Injured One Other: Witness (News [29])
  • Riverdale Press [30] Dissects the Failed Drunk Driving Case [31] Against Kevin Spellman
  • Bus Driver Acquitted of Manslaughter for the Deaths of 15 Hopes to Drive Again (Post [32])

*Based on latest available reports


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URLs in this post:

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

[2] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121213/mott-haven/man-struck-killed-by-truck-while-crossing-mott-haven-street

[3] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/man-killed-truck-article-1.1219777

[4] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/tractor_trailer_fatally_hits_elderly_sqNkAOz5Owljsc3S4pNWEI

[5] Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2012/12/14/two_pedestrians_struck_on_the_west.php

[6] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/bicyclist_struck_killed_near_aqueduct_ua8HmXA51ioUVXs6iSxpnM?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Queens

[7] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/aqueduct-bicyclist-fatally-hit-article-1.1215968?localLinksEnabled=false

[8] 1: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/12/10/nypd-no-criminality-when-suv-drivers-collide-plow-into-family/

[9] 2: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/12/12/david-greenfield-monitoring-investigation-of-crash-that-killed-bystander/

[10] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/277573522216341504

[11] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121214/upper-west-side/man-struck-injured-by-vehicle-near-central-park-officials-say?cid=100110&group_hood_id=25176

[12] 1: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/278936369861107713

[13] 2: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/279600439094292481

[14] Post Blotter: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nypd_blotter/nypd_daily_blotter_eboYZmxx42FUZM6jbmmULJ

[15] PMFA: http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2012/12/car-flip-on-huntington-street-last-night.html

[16] Post Blotter: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nypd_blotter/nypd_daily_blotter_3ESu1GJIiZwPhtRKWGlvpK

[17] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121211/times-square-theater-district/hit-and-run-times-square-leaves-police-officer-injured

[18] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/dragged-times-square-article-1.1218279

[19] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121214/upper-west-side/man-struck-injured-by-vehicle-near-central-park-officials-say

[20] Times Ledger: http://timesledger.com/stories/2012/49/broadchannelfire_we_2012_06_q.html

[21] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/278392120321126400

[22] Image: http://www.streetsblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/carroll-gardens.jpeg

[23] Patch: http://rivertowns.patch.com/articles/pedestrian-killed-by-car-that-plunged-down-embankment-in-hastings

[24] NJ.com: http://www.nj.com/bergen/index.ssf/2012/12/man_killed_in_accident_on_route_80_in_saddle_brook.html

[25] LoHud: http://www.lohud.com/article/20121207/NEWS02/312070094/3-women-injured-3-car-crash-North-Salem

[26] Mahwah Patch: http://mahwah.patch.com/articles/ny-men-suffer-concussions-injuries-in-three-car-accident

[27] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/bridge_driver_slay_rap_CW6S02IxsIgPnWkoaCZBdM

[28] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/12/13/queens-da-richard-brown-probation-for-driver-charged-with-manslaughter/

[29] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/cops-dirt-bike-crash-story-bogus-witness-article-1.1216624

[30] Riverdale Press: http://riverdalepress.com/stories/Jury-finds-Spellman-guilty-on-one-count,51528?page=1

[31] Failed Drunk Driving Case: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/12/07/spellman-verdict-highlights-continued-weakness-of-drunk-driving-cases/

[32] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/bus_horror_driver_sorry_every_day_lpYZiREu3ue0niqLlcwRWM

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