Jose Duran, the truck driver who died yesterday after a dislodged manhole cover crashed through his windshield in the Bronx, was the 100th victim of traffic incidents, according to tallies kept by the WNYC. Their stats count half of the victims killed to be pedestrian. Five were bicyclists.
It’s difficult to tell whether Mayor Bill de Blasio’s extensive “Vision Zero” approach is working towards its goal of no fatalities by 2024, as the city’s own OpenData and the NYPD published stats are not consistent. WNYC’s data: