1 dead, several hurt in crash on Route 9A in Briarcliff Manor
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Fatal accident on Route 9A in Mount Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Police Department : 914-769-1941
BRIARCLIFF MANOR - A driver is dead after a tractor-trailer and several cars collided on Route 9A in Briarcliff Manor Tuesday afternoon.
The fatal crash happened at around 4 p.m. near Pleasantville Road. A tractor-trailer driver heading northbound on Route 9A reportedly lost control of the vehicle and drove through a guard rail, striking two vehicles heading southbound.
The male driver of a red Acura was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others inside a Prius were taken to the hospital where they were treated for their injuries.
An accident reconstruction team is trying to determine what caused the tractor-trailer driver to lose control.
Hours after the crash, Route 9A and many surrounding roads remained closed as police continued their investigation.