Headlines: Motorcycle crash; Lawyer wants records in police shooting case; 2 kilos of cocaine busted
Here are some stories making headlines in the Hudson Valley.
A Germantown man is in critical condition after he crashed his motorcycle into an oncoming Jeep on Route 9 in Red Hook on Tuesday. Police say Ben G. Ezzell, 35, tried to pass a dump truck on his motorcycle and slammed into the Jeep.
The 75-year-old driver of the Jeep refused medical attention.
The attorney for the family of a New Rochelle man fatally shot by police is asking the Westchester D.A. to unseal the grand jury records in the case. As News 12 has reported, 24-year-old Kamal Flowers was shot last June. Police say when they pulled over a car, Flowers, who was a passenger, fled from the vehicle. Authorities say Officer Alec McKenna was attempting to use his Taser when Flowers displayed a gun and was shot. A grand jury did not hand down any indictment in the case. And last week, the police department said an investigation revealed that officers did not violate policies or procedures in the shooting.
Police say they made a major drug bust on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale. Authorities say they found 2 kilos of cocaine, lots of cash and an illegal handgun during a traffic stop.