Route 9 Accident Investigated

Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports a motor vehicle accident investigation on Route 9 in the Town of Philipstown.

On November 13, 2023, at approximately 8:15 am, Deputies were dispatched to a two-car accident in the area of Lyons Road. Investigation revealed that 81-year-old Howard Gordon of Pomona, NY, was northbound on Route 9 when he stated he believed he had fallen asleep. His vehicle then struck a guide rail and bounced off into the southbound lane, where it struck the side of a southbound dump truck operated by 50-year-old Carlos Miranda of Fishkill. Mr. Gordon was transported by Cold Spring Ambulance to the North Highlands Fire Department station, where he was flown via helicopter to Westchester Medical Center with apparent non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passenger in the dump truck were not injured.