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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On March 28, 2014 @ 3:15 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; 43 This Year; 1 Driver Charged*)

  • East Village: Lisa Julian, 47, Struck by SUV Driver Near Cooper Square (Streetsblog [2])
  • Crown Heights: Dylan Perry, 11, Dies from Injuries of Stepfather’s DWI Crash (News [3]NYT [4], DNA [5])
  • Belmont: 25-Year-Old Dirt Biker Killed in Crash With Driver; Runaway Bike Injures Two Pedestrians (Post [6])

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • Borough Park: Unlicensed Forklift Driver Going Wrong Way Critically Injures 73-Year-Old (Post [7])
  • Midtown: Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Seriously Injures Pedestrian on 34th Street (WABC [8])**
  • Brownsville: Driver Hits 16-Year-Old Skateboarder, Leaves Him Critical; No Charges (News [9])
  • Astoria: Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured by Livery Cab Driver (Post [10], News [11])
  • UWS: Driver Fleeing Traffic Stop Strikes Pedestrian (News [12])
  • East New York: Unmarked Police Car Collides With Church Van, Igniting Fire and Injuring Five (WABC [13])**
  • Queensboro Bridge: MTA Bus Driver Rear-Ends Dump Truck (Post [14])
  • Williamsburg Bridge: Driver of Oversized Truck Hits Bridge (WCB [15]S)
  • Bayside: Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Parked Car (DNA [16], News [17])
  • University Heights: Two-Car Crash Ends With One Vehicle on Top of the Other (Post [18])
  • South Jamaica: Sanitation Worker Crashes Salt Spreader Into Parked Car, Arrested for DWI (DNA [19])
  • Lower Manhattan: Drunk Driver Crashes in Holland Tunnel, Flipping Vehicle (Post Blotter [20])

* 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/2014/03/28/nypd-and-the-press-parrot-drivers-account-of-crash-that-killed-lisa-julian/

[3] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/brooklyn-boy-drunk-driving-crash-dies-article-1.1732099

[4] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/25/nyregion/crash-kills-boy-11-stepfather-charged.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

[5] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140323/crown-heights-prospect-heights/11-year-old-critically-hurt-after-drunk-driving-stepdad-crashes-nypd-says

[6] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/03/22/dirt-bike-rider-killed-in-bronx-crash/

[7] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/03/26/elderly-woman-hit-by-forklift-going-wrong-way/

[8] WABC: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9477187

[9] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/teen-skateboard-critically-injured-car-brooklyn-article-1.1730761

[10] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/03/23/pedestrian-hit-by-vehicle-in-queens/

[11] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/man-27-critical-struck-livery-cab-astoria-article-1.1731551

[12] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/motorist-hits-manhattan-pedestrian-fleeing-traffic-stop-cops-article-1.1731858

[13] WABC: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9480320

[14] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/03/27/mta-bus-crashes-into-dump-trunk/

[15] WCB: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/03/27/oversized-truck-hits-williamsburg-bridge-snarling-traffic/

[16] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140322/bayside/police-officer-arrested-for-driving-under-influence

[17] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/rookie-nypd-charged-dwi-crash-queens-article-1.1730807

[18] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/03/22/scare-allel-parking-in-bronx-as-cars-smash/

[19] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140326/south-jamaica/sanitation-worker-busted-for-hitting-parked-car-with-salt-truck-police-say

[20] Post Blotter: http://nypost.com/2014/03/24/daily-blotter-113/

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