Two People Hit by Cars in Monsey

According to police two people were hit by cars in Monsey on Wednesday morning. Police responded to the first call at 8:30 AM and found that a 21-year old woman was hit while crossing the street in the crosswalk at a red light at Route 59 and Robert Pitt drive, while the car was attempting to make a right. Police stated the woman received minor injuries and was taken to Nyack Hospital and the driver was issued three summonses. The second call was at 9:00 AM on Monsey Heights Road, where a nine-year old boy was hit by the side mirror of a silver Toyota Prius described as having taxi writing on the side, while on his bicycle. The boy suffered an injury to his hand but his parents refused medical attention from first responders. Police stated that the driver didn’t stop and ask that anyone with information call 845-357-2400. Police recently started a campaign to catch drivers who fail to yield for pedestrians, placing undercover officers in crosswalks and on sidewalks in an attempt to prevent accidents similar to these.

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