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The Weekly Carnage

Posted By Summer Greenstein On May 16, 2014 @ 1:36 pm In The Weekly Carnage | 1 Comment

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].

An livery driver steered this SUV over the sidewalk, hitting a child and smashing into a Bronx barbershop. Photo: Jane Bertolo via Gothamist [2]

Fatal Crashes (8 Killed Since May 2; 66 This Year; 3 Drivers Charged*)

  • Gowanus: Felipe Castro Palacios, 27, Struck on Sidewalk, Thrown Head-First Into Parked Car in Hit-and-Run (Streetsblog [3], News [4])**
  • Ozone Park: 40-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed by Two-Hit-and-Run Drivers on Rockaway Blvd. (Streetsblog [3]News [5]WNBC [6])
  • East Harlem: Anthony Githere, 64, Struck by Truck Driver in Parking Lot (WNBC [7]DNA [8])
  • UES: Woman Struck by School Bus Driver at Second Avenue and 93rd Street (Streetsblog [9]DNA [10])
  • Forest Hills: Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk on Queens Boulevard; No Charges (TL [11]News [12])
  • St. Albans: Rebecca Ramnarine, 9, Killed in Backseat of Car Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver Fleeing a Traffic Stop; Driver Arrested for Homicide (News [13]WABC [14]Post [15])
  • UES: Shamel Jefferson, 28, Run Over by Truck Driver While Riding Dirt Bike on Third Avenue (News [16])
  • Meiers Corners: Motorcyclist Kacy Royal, 39, Collides With Vehicle in Police Pursuit, According to Witnesses (Advance [17])

Injuries, Arrests, and Property Damage

  • UES: Turning SUV Driver Hits Man Crossing Second Avenue, Same Intersection Where Pedestrian Was Killed Days Earlier (DNA [18])
  • Parkchester: SUV Livery Cab Driver Plows Into Barbershop, Hitting Child on the Sidewalk  (News [19]Gothamist [2]News 12 [20])**
  • Brownsville: 10-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured by NYPD Cruiser While Crossing Street With Brother (News [21]WNBC [22])
  • Flushing: Van Driver Crashes Into MTA Bus, Injuring Ten, Two Critically (News [23])
  • Midwood: Pedestrian Struck at Ocean Parkway and Avenue O; CIS Requested (@NYScanner [24])
  • East Harlem: Police Officer Running After Escaped Prisoner Struck by Driver (DNA [25])
  • Parkchester: Driver Loses Arm After Hitting Parked Minivan, Flipping Vehicle; Five Others Injured (Post [26]News [27]WCBS [28]WABC [29]News 12 [30])
  • Dyker Heights: Driver Critically Injures Cyclist; No Charges (Bklyn Paper [31])
  • East Harlem: FDNY Rescue Service Truck Driver Crashes Into Car, Injuring Woman and Infant Inside (DNA [32])
  • Bed-Stuy: Teen Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car, Leaving Vehicle With Engine Running (Post Blotte [33]r)
  • Lower Manhattan: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Security Gate at 1 Police Plaza, Blames GPS (Post [34])
  • West Village: Drunk Man Steals Unattended Limo With Passengers Inside, Runs Red Before Crashing (DNA [35])
  • Arden Heights: Drunk Driver Passes Police Cruiser at 91 MPH on West Shore Expressway (Advance [36])

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


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URLs in this post:

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

[2] Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2014/05/11/photo_suv_livery_cab_crashes_into_b.php

[3] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/05/12/hit-and-run-drivers-killed-two-people-in-nyc-this-weekend/

[4] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/man-clings-life-hit-and-run-accident-article-1.1787255

[5] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/bicylist-hit-truck-van-drivers-flee-article-1.1788635

[6] WNBC: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Cyclist-Ozone-Park-Queens-Critical-Injury-NYC-Party-Bus-258866521.html

[7] WNBC: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/East-Harlem-Man-Killed-Hit-Run-Parking-Lot-258994001.html

[8] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140513/east-harlem/truck-kills-man-east-harlem-parking-lot-police-say

[9] Streetsblog: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/05/09/two-pedestrians-killed-in-a-month-in-same-upper-east-side-precinct/

[10] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140508/yorkville/woman-killed-by-bus-on-upper-east-side-officials-say

[11] TL: http://www.timesledger.com/stories/2014/19/foresthillspedestrian_web_2014_05_04_q.html

[12] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/court-officer-kills-woman-queens-boulevard-death-article-1.1778823

[13] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/9-year-old-girl-dies-crash-caused-motorist-fleeing-traffic-stop-article-1.1779389

[14] WABC: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9526850

[15] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/05/04/child-killed-after-minivan-crashes-into-family-car/

[16] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/man-dirtt-bike-killed-struck-truck-harlem-article-1.1782484

[17] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/05/motorcyclist_killed_in_meiers.html

[18] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140512/upper-east-side/another-pedestrian-struck-at-construction-heavy-ues-intersection

[19] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/livery-cab-driver-plows-suv-bronx-barber-shop-injures-child-article-1.1787897

[20] News 12: http://bronx.news12.com/news/fdny-car-drives-into-barber-shop-injures-young-boy-on-white-plains-road-1.7983979

[21] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/police-car-hits-badly-hurts-girl-10-article-1.1779552

[22] WNBC: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Brownsville-Brooklyn-Girl-Hit-Police-Car-NYPD-257899441.html

[23] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/theshack/ten-injured-critically-van-strikes-mta-bus-queens-blog-entry-1.1777923

[24] @NYScanner: https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/463344058619166722

[25] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140514/east-harlem/officer-chasing-escaped-prisoner-hit-by-car-east-harlem

[26] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/05/11/man-who-bought-mothers-day-flowers-hit-by-speeding-car/

[27] News: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/man-loses-arm-bronx-smashup-injures-3-cops-article-1.1788730

[28] WCBS: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/05/11/1010-wins-6-injured-in-crash-as-car-flips-in-the-bronx/

[29] WABC: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9534357

[30] News 12: http://bronx.news12.com/news/5-hurt-in-crash-on-cross-bronx-expressway-near-white-plains-road-exit-1.7988244

[31] Bklyn Paper: http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/37/20/bn-cyclist-struck-2014-05-16-bk_37_20.html

[32] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140513/east-harlem/fire-truck-collides-with-car-while-responding-blaze-east-harlem

[33] Post Blotte: http://nypost.com/2014/05/15/daily-blotter-166/

[34] Post: http://nypost.com/2014/05/16/drunk-driver-crashes-into-nypd-headquarters/

[35] DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140516/west-village/man-steals-limo-with-passengers-inside-police-say

[36] Advance: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/05/drunken_driver_went_91_mph_on.html

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