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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On February 7, 2014 @ 3:41 pm In Carnage,The Weekly Carnage | No Comments

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 [1].

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

  • Jackson Heights: Martha Tibillin-Guamug, 25, Struck by MTA Bus Driver (Streetsblog [2])
  • Brighton Beach: Stanislav Chernyshov, 73, Struck by Plow Operator; No Charges (DNA [3], News [4])
  • Canarsie: Livery Van Driver Crashes Into Back of Box Truck After Suffering Heart Attack (News [5], DNA [6])

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Woodside: 7-Year-Old Among Four Hit by Curb-Jumping Driver at Bus Stop (Courier [7], Streetsblog [8])**
  • Midtown: Pedestrian Struck, Pinned by Turning Taxi Driver; No Known Charges (Streetsblog [9])
  • Crown Heights: Driver Seriously Injures Cyclist, 22, Near Prospect Park; No Summonses (Gothamist [10])
  • Elmhurst: Pedestrian Critically Injured by Van Driver in Crosswalk; No Summonses (DNA [11])
  • Downtown Brooklyn: 10 Injured, Two Seriously, When Livery Cab Driver Hits City Bus (Bklyn Paper [12])
  • Ditmas Park: Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Parked Cars; Driver Slams Into Apartment Lobby (DP Corner [13])**
  • Midwood: Curb-Jumping SUV Driver Crashes Into Construction Site, Hits Pedestrian (Bklyn Daily [14])**
  • New Dorp: School Bus Carrying Three Students Veers Off Road, Crashes Into Fence (Advance [15])**
  • Woodside: Off-Duty Cop Charged With DWI Following Collision (News [16])
  • Prince’s Bay: Driver Going 90 MPH on Korean War Veterans Parkway Arrested for DWI (Advance [17])
  • New Springville: Off-Duty Firefighter Arrested for DWI After Rear-Ending Vehicle (Advance [18])

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


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

[2] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/02/04/was-the-victim-of-mondays-jackson-heights-mta-bus-crash-jaywalking/

[3] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140203/brighton-beach/elderly-man-struck-killed-by-snowplow-brookyn-police-say

[4] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-man-dead-hit-backhoe-pushing-snow-article-1.1600557

[5] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/driver-suffers-heart-attack-leading-wreck-article-1.1598416

[6] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140201/canarsie/livery-van-driver-killed-fatal-car-crash

[7] Courier: http://queenscourier.com/2014/four-pedestrians-struck-at-bus-stop-in-sunnyside-hit-and-run/

[8] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/02/06/van-bramer-deadly-northern-boulevard-should-be-a-vision-zero-priority/

[9] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/02/05/post-wonders-what-woman-did-to-get-herself-run-over-by-cab-driver/

[10] Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2014/02/02/cyclist_struck_by_car_near_prospect.php

[11] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140204/elmhurst/man-critically-hurt-after-being-struck-by-van-elmhurst

[12] Bklyn Paper: http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/37/6/dtg-myrtle-flatbush-crash-2014-02-07-bk_37_6.html

[13] DP Corner: http://ditmasparkcorner.com/blog/crime/two-car-crashes-last-night-leave-neighbors-cars-apartment-building-in-shambles

[14] Bklyn Daily: http://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2014/6/mm-car-crash-midwood-2014-02-07-bk_2014_6.html

[15] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/02/school_bus_heading_to_ps_69_ve.html

[16] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/off-duty-officer-charged-dwi-article-1.1600275

[17] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/02/motorist_who_allegedly_hit_90.html

[18] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/01/off-duty_firefighter_accused_o.html

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