Headlines: Poughkeepsie drive-by shooting, bridge strike in Woodbury, teen crashes into off-duty officer

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Oct 9, 2023, 11:51 AM

Updated 279 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Poughkeepsie Saturday night. Police say it was around midnight when officers found a 22-year-old victim with a gunshot wound on Main Street. The victim reported being shot by a passing vehicle while walking in the area of Maple Street and Jewett Avenue.  Authorities are urging anyone with information to come forward.
A truck struck the Estrada Road Bridge in Woodbury. A fiberglass underground storage tank on a flatbed collided with the bridge. Crews from the Woodbury Fire Department were on the scene to assist. There were no reported injuries, but a southbound lane was temporarily closed. The lane has since been reopened.
A 17-year-old boy is in recovery after a car crash involving an off-duty police officer in Ulster County. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon on Broadway in Ulster Park. Upon arrival, authorities found two severely damaged vehicles with two individuals trapped inside. Investigations indicate that the 17-year-old boy collided head-on with the off-duty officer's car. The 24-year-old officer sustained minor injuries.

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