Mount Kisco Police Investigate Crash Between Two Police Cars

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Mount Kisco Police were continuing an investigation into the collision of two Mount Kisco Police cars that resulted in the hospitalization of two officers Saturday. 

<p>Mount Kisco Police are investigating an accident involving two police vehicles Saturday. </p>

Mount Kisco Police are investigating an accident involving two police vehicles Saturday.

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Mount Kisco Police and members of the Westchester County Department of Public Safety Accident Investigation Unit were investigating the collision involving one marked car and one unmarked car that took place just before 11 p.m. Saturday on Main Street near Gregory Avenue. 

Detective Tony Correia was operating the unmarked police car, a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, and Patrol Officer David DiRienzo was operating the marked car, a  2011 Ford Crown Victoria, police said. Both officers have been treated and released from the hospital, according to a press release from Mount Kisco Police. 

"Both Detective Correia and Patrol Officer DiRienzo at the time of accident were traveling south on Main Street responding to assist a police officer who had effected a traffic stop of a motor vehicle suspected to have been involved in a crime minutes earlier," police said in the press release. "Witness statements allege the collision occurred  when the marked police car overtook the unmarked police car." 

Members of the Mount Kisco Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Mount Kisco Fire Department, Mount Kisco Fire Rescue Police and personnel from Bedford Police and New Castle Police assisted at the accident scene, according to the report. 

Main Street was closed Saturday between East Hyatt Avenue and Smith Avenue "to aid in the investigation," according to the press release. The road was reopened at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, police said. 

Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call the Mount Kisco Detective Squad at 914-666 3855.

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