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Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route
Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route This story has been updated. A stretch of a busy Hudson Valley road was temporarily closed to traffic following a crash that resulted in a large oil spill, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, May 15, when a crash occurred on Route 6 in Mahopac between Crane and Washington Roads, Carmel Police announced around 12:15 p.m.  The crash caused a large oil spill that had to be cleaned up by hazmat teams and area fire departments.  No injuries were reported in the incident. Authorities have not yet released more information about the crash. The road was re…
New Update: I-95 Stretch Fully Reopens After Fiery Crash Causes Days-Long Closure New Update: I-95 Stretch Fully Reopens After Fiery Crash Causes Days-Long Closure
New Update: I-95 Stretch Fully Reopens After Fiery Crash Causes Days-Long Closure This story has been updated. A stretch of I-95 in Connecticut has now fully reopened three days after a fire involving a tanker with 8,500 gallons of gas days earlier. Northbound lanes on the stretch in Norwalk reopened Saturday evening, May 4. Lanes opened on the southbound side reopened late Sunday morning, May 5, earlier than had been expected. The first image above was taken around 11 a.m. Sunday. The blaze broke out after a crash on Thursday, May 2 near exits 14 and 15 between the truck and a passenger vehicle at around 6 a.m.  The tanker fire was raging for…
Man Killed After Leading Troopers On Pursuit, Hitting Tree In Northern Westchester: Police Man Killed After Leading Troopers On Pursuit, Hitting Tree In Northern Westchester: Police
Man Killed After Leading Troopers On Pursuit, Hitting Tree In Northern Westchester: Police A 66-year-old Hudson Valley man was killed when he crashed into a tree after leading authorities on a short pursuit in Northern Westchester, police said. According to authorities, an incident occurred on Tuesday, April 30, around 3:40 p.m. when New York State Police attempted to pull over a 2019 Nissan Altima on Route 100 in Somers.  The car was allegedly not staying in its lane. After this, the vehicle did not stop and soon led police on a short chase before leaving the roadway for unknown reasons and striking a tree, state police said. The driver, identified as 66-year-old Putnam C…
6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash 6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash
6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash A 6-year-old boy was airlifted to a hospital with severe lacerations following a crash on I-87 in the Hudson Valley. The collision occurred around 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 22, on I-87 in Orange County in the town of Newburgh. According to Trooper Tara McCormick of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation at the scene determined that a 2022 Toyota Tundra was parked on the right shoulder when the driver, Connecticut resident Peter W. Nugent, age 42, of the town of Sharon in Litchfield County, reentered the roadway into the path of a 2011 Toyota Venza.  The Venza overturned…
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester Police have released the identity of a 58-year-old man who was fatally struck while walking on a parkway in Westchester. Patrocinio Coronado-Miranda, who was homeless at the time of his death, was killed following an incident on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. Earlier Report - Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains Corona…
Vehicle Rollover Snaps Pole, Shuts Down Busy Road In Northern Westchester Vehicle Rollover Snaps Pole, Shuts Down Busy Road In Northern Westchester
Vehicle Rollover Snaps Pole, Shuts Down Busy Road In Northern Westchester A vehicle rollover in Northern Westchester damaged a telephone pole and caused a temporary closure on a busy road. The incident happened on Saturday, March 9 just before 2 p.m., when a car rolled over on Route 133 in New Castle and hit a pole, snapping it in half, according to the Millwood Fire Department.  Arriving emergency responders and police soon shut down the road while members of the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps evaluated the driver.  Crews responded to the scene for around an hour and a half. 
Crash Scatters Debris On Busy Northern Westchester Road Crash Scatters Debris On Busy Northern Westchester Road
Crash Scatters Debris On Busy Northern Westchester Road A one-car crash briefly impacted morning traffic on a busy route in Northern Westchester.  The incident happened on Tuesday, March 5 at around 9:45 a.m., when a car slammed into a guardrail in Route 9 in Croton-on-Hudson just north of the Croton River Bridge, according to the village's fire department. Although the crash was initially reported as a rollover, arriving crews found that this was not the case and quickly began cleaning up debris while controlling traffic.  The driver declined any medical attention, the department said. 
Traffic Incident Shuts Down Roadway In Northern Westchester: Developing Traffic Incident Shuts Down Roadway In Northern Westchester: Developing
Traffic Incident Shuts Down Roadway In Northern Westchester: Developing A traffic incident has resulted in part of a busy Northern Westchester route being closed in one direction.  The incident happened in the area of Route 9A and Pleasantville Road in Briarcliff Manor, the village's fire department reported on Wednesday, July 26 around 4:45 p.m.  As a result of the incident, access to Route 9A southbound in the area has been suspended. Pleasantville Road is still open with some immediate closures, fire officials said.  More details about the incident have not yet been released by authorities.  This is a developing story. Check back to Dai…
Wanted Man Sets Off Search By 3 Police Agencies In Northern Westchester Wanted Man Sets Off Search By 3 Police Agencies In Northern Westchester
Wanted Man Sets Off Search By 3 Police Agencies In Northern Westchester A man wanted by the New York City Police was spotted in Northern Westchester County, setting off a search by three agencies. The incident began in Mount Kisco when the Westchester County Police's Real Time Crime Center broadcast an alert that a vehicle wanted by the NYPD was operating on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Mount Kisco around 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6. Officers determined that the vehicle, a white Honda Pilot with Georgia plates, had exited at Kisco Avenue and was traveling in the village, said Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police.  Officers canvassed the…
Driver Threatened By Gun-Wielding Suspect After Collision In Westchester Driver Threatened By Gun-Wielding Suspect After Collision In Westchester
Driver Threatened By Gun-Wielding Suspect After Collision In Westchester A Westchester woman had a gun pulled on her after being side-swiped by another driver on the Hutchinson River Parkway. The Scarsdale Police Department received a hotline message from investigators in New Rochelle at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2 following an incident in the village near the vicinity of Weaver Street and the parkway. Police said that it is alleged that a woman was driving on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale when she was side-swiped by another driver in a silver vehicle near Meadow Road. Following the collision, police said that the suspect driver…
I-84 Stretch Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Fire I-84 Stretch Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Fire
I-84 Stretch Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Fire This story has been updated. A stretch of I-84 has reopened after a tractor-trailer fire caused its closure. The westbound lanes were shut down in Northern Fairfield County between Exits 5 and 4 in Danbury early Friday afternoon, July 17. Eastbound traffic in the area was stop-and-go due to rubbernecking delays.
Motorist Killed After Striking Guard Rail On Saw Mill River Parkway, Police Say Motorist Killed After Striking Guard Rail On Saw Mill River Parkway, Police Say
Motorist Killed After Striking Guard Rail On Saw Mill River Parkway, Police Say A 25-year-old man was killed during an overnight crash on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Westchester. The Westchester County accident occurred about 2:45 a.m., Monday, June 22, on the southbound Saw Mill just before the Rumsey Road exit, said Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police. O'Leary said the driver of a Yamaha motorcycle lost control, veered off the parkway onto the grassy shoulder, struck a guard rail and was thrown from the motorcycle. The driver, a 25-year-old Bronx man whose identity has not yet been released, was taken by Empress EMS ambulance to Jacobi Medi…
Dump Truck Strikes Overpass On I-684, Sending Debris Flying, Causing Closure Dump Truck Strikes Overpass On I-684, Sending Debris Flying, Causing Closure
Dump Truck Strikes Overpass On I-684, Sending Debris Flying, Causing Closure A dump truck hit an overpass on I-684, leading to the closure of the roadway in Northern Westchester County. The crash took place northbound late in the morning on Tuesday, June 16, in Bedford, said Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. According to Hicks, the hydraulics apparently malfunctioned on a 2000 Kenworth dump truck, causing the dump truck's body to strike the Route 35 overpass, sending debris flying. The truck's body was torn from the truck and came to rest, blocking all three lanes of I-684. The overpass received minor damage and the driver was not injured, Hicks said.…
Crash Involving Overturned Tanker Truck Leads To Northern Westchester Road Closure Crash Involving Overturned Tanker Truck Leads To Northern Westchester Road Closure
Crash Involving Overturned Tanker Truck Leads To Northern Westchester Road Closure An overturned tanker truck crash has closed a stretch of a busy roadway as police investigate the crash. The incident took place in Northern Westchester around 12:44 p.m., Monday, June 8, when a sewage tanker overturned on Route 22 in Bedford, the Bedford Fire Department said. Currently, the roadway is blocked between South Bedford Road and Crusher Road.  No information was available on any injuries.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
IDs, Info Released After Pickup Truck Hits DOT Worker On I-684 IDs, Info Released After Pickup Truck Hits DOT Worker On I-684
IDs, Info Released After Pickup Truck Hits DOT Worker On I-684 A 41-year-old highway construction worker who was seriously injured after being hit by a pickup truck on I-684 has been identified, along with the motorist. The incident took place in Putnam County around 3:07 p.m., Monday, May 11, northbound on the highway in the town of Southeast, according to the New York State Police. An initial investigation found that Richard N. Russo, 48, of North Salem, was northbound in the right lane driving a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado when he struck a worker contracted by the New York State Department of Transportation, said Trooper AJ Hicks. The road worker, ide…
Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Saw Mill Parkway Overpass In Northern Westchester Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Saw Mill Parkway Overpass In Northern Westchester
Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Saw Mill Parkway Overpass In Northern Westchester Whoops.  A tractor-trailer hit an overpass on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua shearing off the top of the vehicle. The incident took place southbound around 10:10 a.m., Wednesday, April 22, at the bridge at Route 120, said the Westchester County Police. No one was injured and luckily, the tractor-trailer was empty.  It took just took a while to remove the truck from under the bridge. Traffic was not impacted, police said.
Lane Reopens After I-84 Crash Lane Reopens After I-84 Crash
Lane Reopens After I-84 Crash This story has been updated.  There were delays on a stretch of I-84 following a crash that caused the closure of the left lane for about two hours. It happened on the westbound side, just beyond Exit 50 (Lime Kiln Road) in East Fishkill and was reported shortly early in the afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 22. The lane reopened just before 3 p.m.
Saw Mill Parkway Stretch Reopens After Crash Saw Mill Parkway Stretch Reopens After Crash
Saw Mill Parkway Stretch Reopens After Crash This story has been updated. A section of the Saw Mill Parkway has reopened after a serious crash caused its closure for hours in Northern Westchester. The crash, on the southbound side, happened near Exit 42 (Route 117) in Bedford on Friday morning, Feb. 7. The roadway reopened around 9:30 a.m. During the closure, traffic was detoured off at Exit 42 to southbound Route 117 to Exit 39back onto the southbound Saw Mill River Parkway.
Woman Crossing Roadway In Westchester Struck, Killed By SUV Woman Crossing Roadway In Westchester Struck, Killed By SUV
Woman Crossing Roadway In Westchester Struck, Killed By SUV A woman was killed after she was struck and killed as she crossed a stretch of the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester. The incident happened on Tuesday night, Jan. 7 at Fisher Lane in White Plains, Westchester County Police said. The woman, identified as Sandra Dekoubia, 57, of Greenburgh, was pronounced dead at the scene by Greenburgh paramedics, Westchester County Police said. County Police responded to the parkway at 6:17 p.m. on a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a Lexus SUV that was traveling southbound in the left lane of travel.  No charges were filed against the dr…
Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer In Area Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer In Area
Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer In Area The driver of an SUV is facing multiple charges after striking an officer directing traffic on a busy stretch of Route 6. The incident happened around 7:38 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Mahopac. Due to the injuries and the mechanism of injury, the Putnam County sheriff's deputy was transported to Danbury Hospital by the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department’s Ambulance where it was determined that the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. said. As a result of that investigation, the driver of the SUV was issued three summons …
I-84 Lane Reopens After Disabled Tractor-Trailer Incident I-84 Lane Reopens After Disabled Tractor-Trailer Incident
I-84 Lane Reopens After Disabled Tractor-Trailer Incident The left lane on a stretch of I-84 has reopened after a disabled tractor-trailer was removed from the highway. The incident happened in East Fishkill at milepost marker 57, between Exit 58 (Ludingtonville Road) and Exit 52 (the Taconic State Parkway) just before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1. Traffic was reported to be backed up three to four miles. The tractor-trailer was removed just after 5 p.m. There are residual delays in the area.
I-84 Reopens After Rollover Tractor-Trailer Crash I-84 Reopens After Rollover Tractor-Trailer Crash
I-84 Reopens After Rollover Tractor-Trailer Crash This story has been updated. A stretch of I-84 has fully reopened about 10 hours after a rollover tractor-trailer crash. The crash happened just before dawn westbound in East Fishkill between Exit 58 (Ludingtonville Road) and Exit 52 (the Taconic State Parkway) on Wednesday morning, Oct. 30. The left lane reopened around 10 a.m. The right lane reopened at around 2:30 p.m. A detour had been established at the Stormville rest area. There were heavy delays in the area throughout the morning commute. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester
Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester A man suffered serious head and internal injuries after being hit by a car in Westchester. The incident took place around 7:40 a.m., Friday, Oct. 18, when the car traveling eastbound on Yonkers Avenue struck the man who allegedly stepped onto the roadway, said Yonkers Police Det. Lt. Dean Politopoulos. The man was reportedly struck by a woman, who police say is in her 50s. Traffic was shut down in the area for about two hours following the incident. Politopoulos said the driver remained on the scene.  The accident is under investigation. 
Person Seriously Injured After Falling Or Jumping Onto I-95 In Westchester, Police Say Person Seriously Injured After Falling Or Jumping Onto I-95 In Westchester, Police Say
Person Seriously Injured After Falling Or Jumping Onto I-95 In Westchester, Police Say Two southbound lanes of I-95 in New Rochelle have reopened after a person either fell or jumped onto the highway from an overpass, according to the New York State Police. The incident took place around 10:08 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Webster Avenue overpass in New Rochelle, said Trooper Tara McCormick.  The lanes were closed between Exits 15 and 16, McCormick said. The person, who has not been identified, suffered extensive head injuries and was transported to an area hospital, she said. Motorists are advised to avoid the area as police investigate the incident, she added.
One Killed As Pickup Truck, Tractor-Trailer Crash On I-84 One Killed As Pickup Truck, Tractor-Trailer Crash On I-84
One Killed As Pickup Truck, Tractor-Trailer Crash On I-84 Click here for an updated story: Area Man ID'd As Pickup Truck Driver Killed In I-84 Crash One person was killed in a crash involving a pickup truck and tractor-trailer on I-84. It happened at about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in Orange County in the town of Montgomery.  According to a preliminary investigation by state police, the black 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling westbound in the passing lane behind a tractor-trailer and another uninvolved vehicle.  The pickup truck entered the right lane and passed the tractor-trailer and the other vehicle, poli…
I-684 Crash Causes Gridlock During Morning Commute I-684 Crash Causes Gridlock During Morning Commute
I-684 Crash Causes Gridlock During Morning Commute This story has been updated. A crash that caused the lengthy closure of the right lane caused gridlock on I-684 and slowdowns on Metro-North trains moving through the area. The southbound crash occurred at Route 138 in Goldens Bridge with stop-and-go delays stretching all the way north to I-84 (Exit 9) before the lane reopened. The crash scene was near the railroad tracks, leading to trains slowing in the area.
Downed Tree Causes Hourslong Route 22 Closure Downed Tree Causes Hourslong Route 22 Closure
Downed Tree Causes Hourslong Route 22 Closure This story has been updated. A stretch of Route 22 near the border of Northern Westchester and Putnam was closed for hours due to a downed tree. The closure, reported just before 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, was in both directions in the area of Danbury Road (Route 6) in Southeast. The roadway reopened around noontime.
Highway Worker Hit By Vehicle In I-84 Construction Zone Highway Worker Hit By Vehicle In I-84 Construction Zone
Highway Worker Hit By Vehicle In I-84 Construction Zone A Department of Transportation worker was injured after being hit by a vehicle that also slammed into two DOT work trucks at a construction zone on I-84 in Patterson. The incident took place around 9:40 a.m., Thursday, July 11, on I-84 near mile marker 63.3, in Patterson, said New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks. According to Hicks, an unidentified driver hit the two trucks in a construction zone and then hit the worker who able to avoid serious injury by taking evasive measures. The worker received non-life-threatening injuries, he added. The right lane of I-84 is closed for construct…
I-84 Stretch, I-684 Lanes Reopen After Serious Crash, Downed Tree Cleared I-84 Stretch, I-684 Lanes Reopen After Serious Crash, Downed Tree Cleared
I-84 Stretch, I-684 Lanes Reopen After Serious Crash, Downed Tree Cleared This story has been updated. Both lanes on a stretch of I-84 have reopened after a serious crash. The crash occurred eastbound approaching I-684. Traffic had been diverted off at I-684 southbound before the lanes reopened around 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Earlier, a downed tree took out the right and center lanes of northbound I-684 at Exit 6A (Route 22/Route 138) in Goldens Bridge before being cleared early in the evening.
Man Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After I-84 Crash Man Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After I-84 Crash
Man Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After I-84 Crash A 62-year-old man is in serious condition following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 84. The crash took place around noon., Sunday, June 23, after Michael Gasper, of Windsor, Connecticut, lost control of his 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle while traveling westbound in East Fishkill and was ejected onto the roadway, said New York State Trooper AJ Hicks.  Gasper, who suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries, was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center following the crash, Hicks said. The westbound lanes on I-84 east of exit 16 to the Taconic State Parkway were temporarily…
Saw Mill Parkway Stretch, Route 22 Reopen After Crash, Downed Tree Saw Mill Parkway Stretch, Route 22 Reopen After Crash, Downed Tree
Saw Mill Parkway Stretch, Route 22 Reopen After Crash, Downed Tree This story has been updated. The southbound lanes of a stretch of the Saw Mill Parkway have reopened after a serious multi-vehicle crash. The crash occurred south of Exit 42 (Railroad Avenue) in Bedford at around 8:30 a.m. Nearby, Route 22 reopened in both directions after a downed tree and wires in the area of Route 138 in Lewisboro. There were also earlier delays on southbound I-684 just before 9 a.m. after a crash just north of Exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road) in North Salem) that is blocking the right shoulder. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.