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.

Kyrillos Gendy was killed in a hit-and-run in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island. A motorist later turned himself in and was released on bail. Photo: Staten Island Advance

Fatal Crashes (10 Killed This Week; 129 This Year; 10 Drivers Charged*)

  • Dongan Hills: Kyrillos Gendy, 5, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver; Sister and Mother Injured; Driver Charged With Leaving the Scene (Streetsblog, News)
  • Jackson Heights: Manuel Campoverde, 25, Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver (NewsWABC, DNA)
  • Sunnyside: 50-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck by Motorcyclist Near Queens Boulevard (DNA, News)
  • Meadowmere: Kenneth Yard, 65, Struck by MTA Bus Driver on Rockaway Boulevard (Streetsblog)
  • Cypress Hills: Eric Zaman, 25, Crashes Motorcycle Into Parked Car on Jamaica Avenue (DNA)
  • Coney Island: 43-Year-Old Driver Thrown From SUV After Crashing Into Q Train Beam (DNA)
  • Sea Gate: Phil Mendola, 61, Crashes SUV Into Home (WABCWCBSWNBCNews)**
  • Glendale: 29-Year-Old Motorcyclist Crashes on Woodhaven Boulevard (DNA)
  • Greenpoint: Jakub Kizer, 18, Dies After Slamming Motorcycle Into Vehicle (DNA)
  • Sunset Park: Jefferey Martinez, 22, Crashes Motorcycle on Gowanus Expressway (DNA)

Phil Mendola fatally crashed his SUV into a home in the Sea Gate section of Brooklyn. A 59-year-old passenger was injured. Photo: Daily News

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Clinton Hill: 12-Year-Old Girl Suffers Cardiac Arrest When Driver Hits Her; No Arrests (DNA)
  • Flatbush: Child Struck, Seriously Injured by Tractor Trailer Driver (@NYScanner)
  • Sunset Park: Ambulance Flips at Third Avenue and 61st Street (@NYScanner)
  • Kips Bay: Motorcyclist Crashes on FDR Drive (@NYScanner)
  • Sunset Park: Cops Arrest Man Driving Stolen Car With Suspended Driver’s License (Post Blotter)
  • Westerleigh: Corrections Officer Found Passed Out Drunk With Children, Ages 2 and 6, in Car (Advance)
*Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway