Police & Fire/EMS
Fatal Accident on Route 9W in Congers
On Friday, September 24, 2021, at approximately 11:45pm, officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of Lake Rd and Rt 9W in Congers, for reports of a one vehicle accident with injuries.
Officers arriving on scene discovered an overturned vehicle that had struck a utility pole. The vehicle was occupied by two adult males, who were both ejected. The driver of the vehicle, 35/M, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Rockland Paramedics. The passenger, 41/M, was treated on scene by Rockland Paramedics and Congers-Valley Cottage Ambulance Corp, he was transported to Westchester Medical Center due to the severity of his injuries.
At the time of this post the next of kin has not yet been notified.
The Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team is conducting the investigation, the cause of the accident has yet to be definitively determined.
Video from the scene
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim and we hope for a full recovery of the injured party in the vehicle.
Photo by Rockland Video Productions, NY