Tuesday, Jun 25th

87 Year-Old Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Hartsdale

accidentYet another pedestrian was hit and injured in Greenburgh, this one in Hartsdale at 7:56 am on Saturday February 15.

The 70 year-old man, who lives on East Hartsdale Avenue, was found lying unconscious in the road, bleeding from the head. He was treated by Greenburgh EMS and taken to Westchester Medical Center in an ambulance where he was admitted.

Video evidence shows that the man was walking south on Central Avenue and then turned onto East Hartsdale Avenue, where he decided to cross the street from the north to south side. At that portion of East Hartsdale Avenue there are two westbound lanes – one for turning left and the other for proceeding straight. The man was in the left lane when he was hit by a car going east on Hartsdale Avenue. The driver did not stop.

Investigation revealed that the 2018 Honda CRV that struck the victim was driven by an 87 year-old Hartsdale man. He was not injured.

This is the ninth pedestrian accident in Greenburgh in recent months.

Anyone who witnessed the accident should call Greenburgh Police at 914-989-1725.

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