CLARKSTOWN – Two suspects are in custody after police say they fled a pair of hit and run crashes Tuesday morning.
VIA Clarkstown Police Department, – The suspect from the hit and run car accident has been located. Clarkstown PD is not searching for anymore suspects at this time in regards to this morning’s hit and run accident.
Around 8:30 am on Tuesday, police were investigating a hit and run car accident that occurred in Central Nyack. The suspect vehicle that fled the scene was involved in another accident on Rt 59 in front of the Palisades Mall. The Clarkstown PD deployed a Drone to search for the potential suspect from the incident in the area of Rt 59 in front of the Palisades Center Mall.
Authorities say the suspect vehicle was involved in an accident and then fled the scene, getting into a rollover crash before the two occupants fled on foot.
One suspect, believed to be the driver, was found in the underground parking garage of the Palisades Mall with a head wound. It is not known if the injury was from the accident or from a fall inside the parking structure. He was removed from the scene to Westchester Medical Center. The second suspect was subsequently found hiding in a wooded area behind the Paramedic Services building, police said. (ABC7)
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Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Route 303 in Blauvelt
BLAUVELT, NY – On Monday November 15, 2021, at approximately 5:03PM, the Orangetown Police responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Collision at the intersection of State Route 303 and East Erie Street in the Hamlet of Blauvelt, N.Y.
A 2005 Mack commercial box truck operated by Andrew Roe, 29, of Middletown, NY was traveling northbound on Route 303. A 2019 Subaru Forester, operated by Seymour Whynman, 83, of Blauvelt, NY was traveling westbound on E. Erie Street. A collision occurred at the intersection and the Subaru Forrester subsequently collided with a 2020 ford transit van in the southbound left only turn lane of Route 303. Mr. Whynmn and a female passenger were transported to Nyack Hospital by South Orangetown Ambulance Corps.
It is with deep sadness we report the passing of Seymour Whynman.
This accident is currently being investigated by the Orangetown Police Accident Investigation team. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone who may have additional information to contact the Orangetown Police Department at 845-0359-3700.
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