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2 in Serious Condition, Driver of Vehicle in Police Custody After Accident in New City

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NEW CITY, NY – Update: Friday (May 7) 4:15pm On May 6, 2021 at approximately 10:50pm, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of 256 Congers Rd. in New City, for reports of a 3 car accident.

Arriving officers along with New City FD, New City Ambulance and Rockland Paramedics provided medical attention to the 5 injured parties. All but one of the individuals involved in the accident were transported to area hospitals. The most seriously injured were both juveniles, a female, age 17 and a male, age 16. The juveniles were both passengers in a black Mitsubishi Lancer, operated by Alan Mendoza, m/18.

Unfortunately, the 16 year old male succumbed to his injuries while at the hospital this afternoon. The members of the Clarkstown Police Department extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Alan Mendoza, 18, has been charged with the following offenses: 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide (felony), 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Assault (felony), 1 count of Manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), 2 counts of Assault 2nd (felony), Vehicular manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), Driving While Intoxicated (felony) and Reckless Driving. Mr. Mendoza was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Ugell and has been transported to the RC Jail where he will await a future court date.

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On May 6, 2021 at approximately 10:50pm, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of 256 Congers Rd. in New City, for reports of a 3 car accident.

Arriving officers along with New City FD, New City Ambulance and Rockland Paramedics provided medical attention to the 5 injured parties. Two of the injured occupants remain hospitalized in serious condition at this time, both victims were traveling in the same vehicle.

Video from the Scene via Rockland Video

 

The Clarkstown Central School District released the following statement confirming that Clarkstown North High School students were involved in the accident.

 

 

All further information regarding the victims is being withheld at this time, pending notifications.

The Clarkstown Police has placed one of the drivers in custody, charges are still pending at this time. Updates will be provided throughout the day. Congers Rd. was closed for several hours overnight, while the accident was being investigated by the Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team.

 

The Clarkstown Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has information to call the Clarkstown Police Department at (845)639-5800.

Photo by Rockland Buff

 

** This article will be updated as more information is available. **

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VIDEO: Car Engulfed in Flames on NYS Thruway Near West Nyack

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WEST NYACK, NY – At approximately 3pm on Friday (June 18, 2021), the West Nyack and Valley Cottage Fire Department responded to an SVU fully engulfed in flames.

The car fire was located on the Northbound side of New York State Thruway near Exit 12. There were no injuries to the driver of the vehicle or responding firefighters.

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25-Year-Old from Stony Point Identified as Driver in Fatal Route 59 Accident

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NANUET, NY – On June 13, 2021, at approximately 3:45 am, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of Rt. 59 eastbound near the Rt. 304 overpass for a reported one car accident with injury.

Officers observed one vehicle overturned near the median in the eastbound lanes of Rt. 59, with one occupant still inside. It has been determined that the vehicle, a Ford Mustang, had been traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on Rt. 304 for a considerable distance, upwards of over 2 miles. The vehicle traveled over a guardrail on Rt. 304 falling onto the eastbound lanes of Rt. 59 below.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle has been identified as Michael Magee, 25. At this time the accident is being investigated by the Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team and no contributing factors have been definitively determined. “We are saddened to have to report on yet another deadly vehicle accident here in Rockland County, our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Magee.” said the Clarkstown Police in a press release.

Anyone who may have information relating to this accident is asked to please contact the Clarkstown Police Department at (845)639-5800.

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