The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage.

  was fatally struck by an MTA bus driver in Jackson Heights. Photo: ##http://nypost.com/2014/02/03/mta-bus-fatally-strikes-woman-in-queens/##NY Post##

Martha Tibillin-Guamug was fatally struck by an MTA bus driver making a right turn at a Jackson Heights intersection. No summonses were issued. Photo: NY Post

Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week; 21 This Year; No Drivers Charged*)

  • Jackson Heights: Martha Tibillin-Guamug, 25, Struck by MTA Bus Driver (Streetsblog)
  • Brighton Beach: Stanislav Chernyshov, 73, Struck by Plow Operator; No Charges (DNA, News)
  • Canarsie: Livery Van Driver Crashes Into Back of Box Truck After Suffering Heart Attack (News, DNA)

A hit-and-run driver crashed into a bus stop in Woodside, injuring four, including a 7-year-old girl. Photo: ##http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140202/woodside/7-year-old-girl-hurt-with-three-others-hit-and-run-at-queens-bus-stop##DNAinfo##

A hit-and-run driver crashed into a bus stop in Woodside, injuring four, including a 7-year-old girl. The driver later turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene. Photo: DNAinfo

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Woodside: 7-Year-Old Among Four Hit by Curb-Jumping Driver at Bus Stop (Courier, Streetsblog)**
  • Midtown: Pedestrian Struck, Pinned by Turning Taxi Driver; No Known Charges (Streetsblog)
  • Crown Heights: Driver Seriously Injures Cyclist, 22, Near Prospect Park; No Summonses (Gothamist)
  • Elmhurst: Pedestrian Critically Injured by Van Driver in Crosswalk; No Summonses (DNA)
  • Downtown Brooklyn: 10 Injured, Two Seriously, When Livery Cab Driver Hits City Bus (Bklyn Paper)
  • Ditmas Park: Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars; Driver Slams Into Apartment Lobby (DP Corner)**
  • Midwood: Curb-Jumping SUV Driver Crashes Into Construction Site, Hits Pedestrian (Bklyn Daily)**
  • New Dorp: School Bus Carrying Three Students Veers Off Road, Crashes Into Fence (Advance)**
  • Woodside: Off-Duty Cop Charged With DWI Following Collision (News)
  • Prince’s Bay: Driver Going 90 MPH on Korean War Veterans Parkway Arrested for DWI (Advance)
  • New Springville: Off-Duty Firefighter Arrested for DWI After Rear-Ending Vehicle (Advance)

* Based on latest available reports
** Incident in which a vehicle left the roadway