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Crash Slows Traffic On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway Crash Slows Traffic On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway
Crash Slows Traffic On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway A collision involving a truck impacted traffic on a busy route in the Hudson Valley. The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, July 17, when vehicles collided on Route 9 near the entrance of The Bird & Bottle Inn, according to the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. Arriving first responders found the drivers out of their vehicles and stayed at the scene to control traffic and clean debris. The vehicles involved in the crash, including a truck, were later towed away. 
Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV
Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV A 3-year-old girl from Westchester was killed after being struck by an SUV while crossing the street in New York City. The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 in Manhattan at West 135th Street and Lenox Avenue, outside of Harlem Hospital. According to ABC 7, The driver of the Nissan SUV attempted to take the toddler by foot to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead. She has been identified as Jaynelyse Valdez of New Rochelle. Her 2-year-old brother sustained minor injuries, ABC 7 reported. Click here to read the ABC 7 report.
Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Westchester Crash Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Westchester Crash
Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Westchester Crash This story has been updated.  A part of a busy Westchester County road has reopened to traffic after a police cruiser was hit and knocked into scaffolding, injuring two officers.  Part of eastbound Prospect Street between Riverdale Avenue and South Broadway (Route 9) in Yonkers has reopened to traffic following a crash involving a police car, Yonkers Police announced on Friday, July 5.  According to Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio, at around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, July 5, a patrol car from the department's 4th Precinct was traveling east on Prospect Street while responding …
IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including Off-Duty NYPD Cop, 9 Injured In Alleged DWI Crash At Store IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including Off-Duty NYPD Cop, 9 Injured In Alleged DWI Crash At Store
IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including Off-Duty Nypd Cop, 9 Injured In Alleged DWI Crash At Store The identities have been released of four people killed, including a police officer, and nine injured after an allegedly drunk driver crashed an SUV into a shop at a New York strip mall. The incident happened on Long Island around 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, in the hamlet of Deer Park. According to Suffolk County Police, the driver, Steven Schwally, age 64, of Dix Hills, was driving a 2020 Chevy Traverse southbound at a high rate of speed through the parking lot in front of 421 Commack Road. He then crossed over Grand Boulevard and continued through the parking lot of 794 Grand B…
13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley 13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley
13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley Police are investigating a crash in which a boy was killed on a residential roadway in the Hudson Valley. It happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 in Rockland County. That's when the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the village of Pomona at the intersection of High Mountain Road and Overlook Road. Upon arrival, units discovered the vehicle with the 13-year-old boy underneath the vehicle, said Chief John Gould Jr. of the town of Haverstraw Police Department. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and called for Emergency Services.  …
Community Calls For Safety Improvements After Mother, Child Killed In Westchester Bus Crash Community Calls For Safety Improvements After Mother, Child Killed In Westchester Bus Crash
Community Calls For Safety Improvements After Mother, Child Killed In Westchester Bus Crash A petition calling for enhanced safety measures for pedestrians has collected thousands of signatures following a fatal bus crash in Westchester that left a kindergarten student and his mother dead. New, updated report - New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Fatally Struck By School Bus In Mamaroneck The petition, created by the Mamaroneck Avenue School community, follows a crash on Thursday morning, June 20 at around 8:30 a.m., when the student and his mother were struck by a school bus at the intersection of New Street and Mamaroneck Avenue, according to the Village of Mamaroneck…
Latest Update: Kindergarten Student, Mother Both Fatally Struck Near Westchester School Latest Update: Kindergarten Student, Mother Both Fatally Struck Near Westchester School
Latest Update: Kindergarten Student, Mother Both Fatally Struck Near Westchester School This story has been updated. A crash involving a school bus in Westchester left a kindergarten student and his mother dead.  New, updated report - New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Fatally Struck By School Bus In Mamaroneck The incident happened on Thursday morning, June 20 around 8:30 a.m., when the student and his mother were struck by a vehicle while walking to the Mamaroneck Avenue School on Mamaroneck Avenue, according to the Mamaroneck Union Free School District.  According to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department, investigators found that a school bus w…
Crash Causes Serious Injuries On Busy Carmel Road Crash Causes Serious Injuries On Busy Carmel Road
Crash Causes Serious Injuries On Busy Carmel Road A serious Hudson Valley crash left a stretch of a busy roadway temporarily closed and resulted in serious injuries.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, June 4 around 5:40 p.m., when a serious crash occurred on Stoneleigh Avenue (Route 35) in Carmel.  According to Carmel Police, no deaths occurred, but the incident caused serious injuries. More details about the crash have not yet been released. The crash caused Stoneleigh Avenue to temporarily close between Hughson Road and Drewville Road. The roadway opened by 8 p.m.  This is a developing story. Check …
Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester
Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester Three teenagers from Long Island were hospitalized after a rollover crash on a busy parkway exit ramp in Westchester that caused a several-hour-long closure, police said. The crash happened on Monday, June 3 around 7:40 p.m., when a vehicle rolled over adjacent to the exit ramp leading from the westbound Cross County Parkway to Yonkers Avenue in Yonkers, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  The car had been occupied by an 18-year-old driver and two passengers aged 17 and 19. All three occupants are from Long Island, O'Leary said.&…
Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Busy Westchester Road Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Busy Westchester Road
Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Busy Westchester Road A driver was pulled from their flipped vehicle after a crash on a busy main route in Westchester. The incident happened on Friday, May 24 around 6:30 p.m. on Boston Post Road (Route 1) in the area of Playland Parkway in the city of Rye, officials said. According to city officials, Rye firefighters arrived at the scene within minutes and found that a vehicle had flipped on its side with a driver stuck inside. Crews then worked to stabilize the car before using extrication tools to free the victim inside. The driver was then put into the care of EMS crews, officials said. The extent of their…
2 Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Overturned Car On Parkway On Westchester 2 Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Overturned Car On Parkway On Westchester
2 Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Overturned Car On Parkway On Westchester Two people were rescued from an overturned vehicle and hospitalized following a crash on a busy parkway in Westchester.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 21 just after 10 p.m., when a crash occurred on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Purchase, according to the Purchase Fire Department. Arriving first responders found two occupants trapped inside an overturned vehicle and successfully extricated them. They were then taken to a local hospital by EMS.  The department did not detail more information about the cause of the crash.
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Kent New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Kent
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Kent This story has been updated. Six people were hospitalized following a crash on a Hudson Valley highway that involved seven vehicles, including a dump truck, officials announced. The crash happened on Tuesday, May 21 around 11:30 a.m. when seven vehicles, including a dump truck, collided on Interstate 84 East in the Putnam County town of Kent between the Bowen Road overpass and Route 311 just west of Exit 61, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. The incident, which involved a dump truck rollover, caused I-84 East to temporarily close between Bowen Road and R…
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway The identity has been released of the victim of a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. New York State Police say that a preliminary investigation revealed that Connecticut resident Mary C. Shea, age 38, from the town of Naugatuck in New Haven County, was walking on Route 211 when she stepped off the curb and into the right lane of traffic when she was struck by a 2017 Ford Escape that was traveling west. The operator of the vehicle stopped, called 911 and attemp…
Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Kent Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Kent
Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Kent A person was killed in a fiery crash on a busy Hudson Valley highway, police announced.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, May 6, around 7:15 p.m., when a vehicle traveling on I-84 in Kent left the roadway and struck a tree, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. After hitting the tree, the vehicle went up in flames, Hicks said. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the crash has not been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Driver Rescued From Rolled-Over Vehicle On Highway In Westchester Driver Rescued From Rolled-Over Vehicle On Highway In Westchester
Driver Rescued From Rolled-Over Vehicle On Highway In Westchester A driver was hospitalized after being rescued from their rolled-over vehicle on a busy highway in Westchester. The rescue happened on Friday, April 26 just before 2 p.m., when a vehicle flipped on its side on Interstate 287 West in Harrison at milepost 6.5, according to the Purchase Fire Department.  Arriving first responders soon found that the driver was trapped inside the vehicle and began stabilizing it. Firefighters then partially removed the roof, allowing the driver to be freed.  After the rescue, the driver was taken to a hospital, the department said.  The crash cl…
Latest Update: Man Killed In I-684 Crash In Northern Westchester Had False ID, Police Say Latest Update: Man Killed In I-684 Crash In Northern Westchester Had False ID, Police Say
Latest Update: Man Killed In I-684 Crash In Northern Westchester Had False ID, Police Say Authorities have released the identity of a man killed in a one-car crash on I-684. New York City resident Mario Goris, age 53, of the Bronx, was killed in a crash that happened on Sunday, April 14, around 3:15 p.m. on the northbound side near Exit 4 in Bedford, according to New York State Police. Earlier Report - Update: Person Killed In Crash On I-684 In Bedford At the time of the crash, Goris had been driving a 2006 Honda CRV when it veered to the left, entered the median at high speed, and hit a tree. He was found dead at the scene of the crash and was the only person in the …
Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed In Hudson Valley Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed In Hudson Valley
Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed In Hudson Valley One person was killed during a Hudson Valley crash between a sedan that was allegedly driving in the wrong direction and a tractor-trailer. The incident took place in Putnam County around 4 a.m. Monday, near mile marker 68 eastbound on I-84 in the town of Southeast. According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, A Subaru Cross Trek was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when it struck an eastbound 2024 Volvo tractor-trailer. The driver of Subaru was pronounced dead on the scene, Hicks said. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured. The name of the victim has no…
NY Woman Killed After Falling Out Of Moving Trailer NY Woman Killed After Falling Out Of Moving Trailer
NY Woman Killed After Falling Out Of Moving Trailer A Long Island woman was killed after falling out of a moving trailer on a highway in upstate New York. Click here for a new, updated story - Pediatrician Traveling To See Eclipse ID'd As Victim In Freak Fatal Trailer Accident In NY The incident happened just after 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6 in Jefferson County in the town of Brownville, about 60 miles north of Syracuse. An investigation revealed that Robert P. Woroniecki, 59, from Stony Brook, was operating a 2019 gray Ram pickup truck westbound on Route 12E, pulling a 2024 gray Airstream house trailer, New York State Police said…
Crash Shuts Down Busy Roadway In Northern Westchester Crash Shuts Down Busy Roadway In Northern Westchester
Crash Shuts Down Busy Roadway In Northern Westchester A crash caused a busy main route in Northern Westchester to close as emergency crews responded to the scene.  The incident happened on Monday, March 4 at around 6:30 p.m., when a motor vehicle crash occurred on Route 9A (Saw Mill River Road) in Hawthorne near the Amazon warehouse, according to the Hawthorne Fire Department.  According to reports, a pedestrian was struck at the scene, but police have not yet confirmed the extent of the injuries.  The incident caused the road to close between Skyline Drive and Route 141 for an extended amount of time on Monday.  This is …
Man Ejected From Car, Thrown Into Ravine After Crash On I-684 In Northern Westchester Man Ejected From Car, Thrown Into Ravine After Crash On I-684 In Northern Westchester
Man Ejected From Car, Thrown Into Ravine After Crash On I-684 In Northern Westchester First responders carried out a careful rescue operation after a man fell over 50 feet down a ravine following a crash on a highway in Northern Westchester.  The incident happened on Thursday, Feb. 29 at around 6:30 p.m., when a three-car crash occurred on Interstate 684 in Bedford at the overpass spanning Beaver Dam Park. As a result of the crash, one man was ejected from his vehicle and sent into a ravine underneath the overpass, according to the Katonah Fire Department. Soon after the crash, first responders raced to both the overpass and Beaver Dam Park below to find the fallen man.…
2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection 2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection
2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection A two-vehicle crash held up traffic at a busy Hudson Valley intersection, firefighters said. The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, Feb. 28 around 6:10 p.m., when two cars collided in Carmel at the intersection of Route 6 and Crane Road (Route 32), according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The collision sent one car off the road into some brush, according to photos of the crash released by the department.  The cause of the crash was not released. 
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police A man and woman both face drunk driving charges in connection to two separate crashes in Northern Westchester that occurred after the Super Bowl, police announced. The two crashes both happened in Yorktown on Sunday night, Feb. 11, and early Monday morning, Feb. 12, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  The first of the incidents happened on Sunday around 11 p.m., when a vehicle left the scene of a crash in the area of Crossways Road, according to the department. Responding officers were able to get a description of the vehicle and found it on Barger Street. Police then tr…
Person Taken To Hospital After Morning Crash At Busy Northern Westchester Intersection Person Taken To Hospital After Morning Crash At Busy Northern Westchester Intersection
Person Taken To Hospital After Morning Crash At Busy Northern Westchester Intersection One person was taken to a hospital following a crash at a busy Northern Westchester intersection that briefly slowed morning traffic.  The incident happened on Friday morning, Jan. 19, when two cars became involved in a crash in Bedford at the intersection of Route 22 and Jay Street, according to Bedford Police Lt. Jeff Gulick.  Following the crash, one person was taken to a hospital as a precaution but did not suffer serious injuries, Gulick said.  Traffic at the intersection was temporarily slowed while police conducted their investigation into the crash.  Both …
Car Driven By Hudson Valley Man Crashes Into Parked Cruiser On Highway During Storm: Police Car Driven By Hudson Valley Man Crashes Into Parked Cruiser On Highway During Storm: Police
Car Driven By Hudson Valley Man Crashes Into Parked Cruiser On Highway During Storm: Police A state trooper was taken to a hospital after a car driven by a 20-year-old New York resident crashed into the back of her cruiser on a Connecticut highway amid a winter storm, police announced. The incident happened in New Haven County during a winter storm on Tuesday, Jan. 9 around 7:40 p.m., when a state police cruiser was parked in the left lane of Interstate 91 South in Meriden while helping with a call for traffic service.  According to state police, a 2016 Cadillac Escalade driven by Putnam County resident Luis Sanchez, Jr. of Brewster, age 20, was traveling south in the left la…
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court A 16-year-old who is charged in connection to a crash that killed a beloved police sergeant in Westchester will be charged in Family Court rather than criminal court, authorities announced. The development in the case, which centered around the December 2022 crash that killed Yonkers Police Department Det. Sgt. Frank Gualdino, was announced by the Yonkers Police Department on Thursday, Nov. 30. A 16-year-old Yonkers boy had been criminally charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide in connection to the crash in late October. However, the boy's case will now be transferred …
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police A man was flown to a hospital after falling asleep at the wheel and colliding with a dump truck on a Hudson Valley road, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, Nov. 13 around 8:15 a.m. on Route 9 in Philipstown in the area of Lyons Road.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, an investigation into the crash determined that 81-year-old Rockland County resident Howard Gordon of Pomona, age 81, had been traveling northbound on Route 9, at which point he believed he fell asleep.  His car then hit a guardrail and bounced into the southbound lane, hit…
Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Route 52 In Carmel Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Route 52 In Carmel
Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Route 52 In Carmel A crash has caused part of a busy Hudson Valley roadway to shut down to traffic. Part of Route 52 in Putnam County between Route 6 and Vink Drive in the town of Carmel is currently closed, according to reports. Authorities have not yet released details about the incident and whether there were any serious injuries. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester 16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester
16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester A 16-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 23, when a 16-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car in Mount Vernon at the corner of Gramatan Avenue and East Grand Street, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  The girl was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, Allen said.  No criminal charges were filed following the crash. 
Witnesses Sought In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Witnesses Sought In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash
Witnesses Sought In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Police are asking for any witnesses to a Hudson Valley crash in which a scooter driver was hit and killed by an SUV to come forward. Rockland County resident Dariel Rivera, of Central Nyack, was killed around 3:50 a.m., Friday, July 14, on Route 303 in West Nyack. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers found Rivera after police received reports of a person lying in the roadway. Rivera, who was riding an electric scooter, which was found heavily damaged, had sustained severe trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, Peters said. A witness who stayed at the scen…
Truck Flips, Spills Landscaping Equipment On Highway On-Ramp In Northern Westchester Truck Flips, Spills Landscaping Equipment On Highway On-Ramp In Northern Westchester
Truck Flips, Spills Landscaping Equipment On Highway On-Ramp In Northern Westchester Traffic on a highway on-ramp in Northern Westchester was slowed when a truck flipped over on its side and spilled landscaping equipment.  The crash happened on Saturday afternoon, June 3 when first responders were sent to the on-ramp between Interstate 684 north and Route 35 in Katonah for a rollover accident, according to the Katonah Fire Department.  Once arriving at the scene, first responders found that the driver had been able to get himself out of the truck, which had flipped onto its side.  The driver was then assessed for injuries while a safe zone was set up for fir…
4 Killed In Crash Between SUV, Tractor-Trailer On I-95 In Stamford 4 Killed In Crash Between SUV, Tractor-Trailer On I-95 In Stamford
4 Killed In Crash Between SUV, Tractor-Trailer On I-95 In Stamford Four people were killed in a crash between a tractor-trailer and an SUV on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut overnight. The crash happened just after 3 a.m. Saturday, May 13 in Fairfield County. The tractor-trailer was traveling at a very slow rate of speed in heavy traffic on the northbound side in the center lane of three, approximately one-tenth of a mile south of Exit 8 in Stamford, according to Connecticut State Police.  A 2019 GMC Terrain was traveling behind the tractor-trailer when, for an unknown reason, it failed to stop and struck the rear of the truck, police sai…