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Pound Ridge Cops Cope With Spate of Fender-Benders

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – The Pound Ridge Police Department was plagued by a series of unrelated car accidents last week, most of them fender-benders.

On Thursday, Oct. 13, the department responded to a two-car collision on Long Ridge Road. No injuries were reported and the cars did not need to be towed. The following day, officers were called to Long Ridge Road again, this time for a one-car accident. Again, there were no injuries and the car did not need to be towed.

On Monday, Oct. 17, there was a two-car accident on Trinity Pass with no injuries or tow needed. However, later that day, officers responded to a two-car accident on Cross Pond Road where one of the motorists was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital Center by the Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps.  One driver was given a summons for driving left of the pavement markings and one of the vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

In other police blotter news:

Oct. 12

Police issued a traffic summons to a motorist on Long Ridge Road for driving across hazard markings.

Oct. 13

Police responded to a suspicious vehicle call on Adams Lane. By the time they arrived, the vehicle was gone.

Oct. 14

Police were dispatched to check the Pound Ridge Library parking lot for a suspicious vehicle that was parked there. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived and the vehicle was secure.

Officers were called to Pinebrook Road on the report of rocks blocking the roadway. The Highway Department was notified and responded to remedy the problem.

Oct. 15

Police responded to a suspicious person call on Highcliff Terrace. Police patrolled the area with negative results.

Police received a report of garbage being dumped in a wooded area on Trinity Pass. Officers advised the residents who made the complaint to contact the Police Department if they notice any vehicle in the area. Police will continue to monitor the area as well.

Oct. 17

Police issued a traffic summons to a motorist on Pound Ridge Road for going 55 mph in a 30 mph zone.

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