CPD Report: Head-on Car Accident with Severe Injury

FROM CPD

20150223_210101At approximately 7:20 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a two car motor vehicle accident on Rt. 9W just south of Rt. 304 in Congers. Responding patrol units observed a 2009 Toyota Corolla had collided with a 2006 New York State Department Of Transportation snow plow. The Toyota had extensive front end damage and the driver, a male, 35 of Orangeburg, had suffered severe injuries. The driver of the snow plow, a male, 37, of Nanuet, appeared uninjured. Congers FD extricated the driver from the Toyota.

Congers Ambulance and Paramedics were able to stabilize the victim and transport him to Nyack Hospital in critical condition. Rt. 9W was closed for a few hours to conduct the investigation. The Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team processed the scene and is conducting the investigation. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. The 35-year-old male victim was transported from Nyack Hospital to Westchester Medical 20150223_210117Center. His condition has not been updated.