HEADLINES: Man charged with hitting 3 pedestrians, truck crashes into river, deer with plastic pumpkin on head
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley today.
man has been charged in connection with last Thursday's crash that injured
several pedestrians on North Division Street. Peekskill police say John Watson,
56, was charged with vehicular assault and driving while ability impaired from
drugs. They say Watson was driving a Cadillac Escalade when he collided with a
parked vehicle, went onto the sidewalk, struck a motorcycle and then hit three
pedestrians. The accident also caused damage to city- and private-owned
property and buildings. One of the people hurt remains in critical condition.
Three people were injured when a box truck crashed
through a Christmas tree nursery and wound up in the Saw Mill River in
Hawthorne Monday. Police say it
all started when a car in front of the truck -- abruptly stopped. News
12 is told he swerved,
hitting another car and slamming into the nursery. Police say the driver of the gray
Subaru suffered neck and back injuries. The truck's driver and a passenger also
suffered neck and back injuries. All were transported to Westchester Medical
Center. Police say no
citations were issued for the accident.
Residents in Airmont are on the lookout for a deer
they say is in big trouble. It's been almost 2 weeks since a deer trapped in a plastic pumpkin has
been spotted. News 12
has learned that members of the police and fire department trailed her for four
hours before she got away. Now they're leaving food out hoping to lure her in
and save her. Neighbors
are asking anyone willing to help to call the DEC at 844-332-3267.