Complete Westchester County, NY accident reports and news.
Accidents in Westchester County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Westchester County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Westchester County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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Most recent accident reports
Police are investigating whether a driver who was killed when his car plunged off a Westchester bridge early Wednesday was drag racing before the crash, authorities say.
Mount Pleasant Police have identified Alexandra Turcsanyi, 40, as the woman who was killed Friday morning when her Pilot SUV hit a stone wall and a utility pole on Columbus Avenue in Valhalla.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — The southbound Sprain Brook Parkway was closed for nearly five hours in Greenburgh on Sunday after a fatal accident that occurred at approximately 1 p.m. just north of the I-287 interchange.
Nine people were taken to the hospital with injuries, many of them serious, after an SUV crash on a highway in the Bronx that may have been speed-related, officials say.
Rescuers were alerted to the one-car crash on Interstate 95 in Eastchester around 5:15 a.m. Friday, officials say.
Three people were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries Thursday afternoon after a Chevy pickup truck traveling northbound on I-684 crossed the median just north of exit 6 and struck five vehicles in the southbound lane before rolling over and landing on a Subaru, state police said.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly accident in the Town of Sparta. It happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
The Sheriff stated that a 12-year-old boy was killed after he was struck by a car on Route 63, south of Parker Hill Road.
New York state police say a life was lost in a crash that tied up the New England Thruway for hours between Westchester County and Connecticut.
The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday in Rye near the entrance ramp from I-287 to northbound I-95.