Headlines: Purchase car fire, Chester crash, Pearl River hit-and-run

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley this past weekend.

News 12 Staff

Nov 14, 2022, 11:22 AM

Updated 550 days ago

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Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley this past weekend.
The Purchase Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle fire just after 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Units responded to the scene at Westchester Avenue, in the area of the Butcher Bridge. Crews on the scene found a Mercedes in the parking lot of the New York State Thruway Yard. The fire was put out within an hour.
The Chester Fire Department was called to a serious motor vehicle accident on State Route 17 in the Westbound lane just before 7 a.m. on Sunday. The incident was then turned over to State Police. The Chester Fire Department says there will be a prolonged investigation.
In Orangetown, police are investigating a hit and run that happened just after 2 a.m. Sunday. Police say a car hit a pedestrian, who was crossing the street on East Central Avenue in Pearl River. The vehicle then took off. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. Witnesses tell police it was a late model, four door black sedan, that hit the victim. Orangetown police are asking anyone with more information to call them at (845) 359-3700.


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