NEW CITY, NY – In a press release, the Clarkstown Police Department has announced that one of the passengers of the vehicle in the accident on Congers Road in New City has passed away from his injuries. The driver, 18-Year-Old Alan Mendoza of New City has been charged with 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide (felony), 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Assault (felony), 1 count of Manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), 2 counts of Assault 2nd (felony), Vehicular manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), Driving While Intoxicated (felony) and Reckless Driving.
The following is a press release from the Clarkstown Police Department
On May 6, 2021 at approximately 10:50pm, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of 256 Congers Rd. in New City, for reports of a 3 car accident.
Arriving officers along with New City FD, New City Ambulance and Rockland Paramedics provided medical attention to the 5 injured parties. All but one of the individuals involved in the accident were transported to area hospitals. The most seriously injured were both juveniles, a female, age 17 and a male, age 16. The juveniles were both passengers in a black Mitsubishi Lancer, operated by Alan Mendoza, m/18.
The injured female, 16, is currently in stable condition at an area hospital. Unfortunately, the 16 year old male succumbed to his injuries while at the hospital this afternoon. The members of the Clarkstown Police Department extend our sincere condolences to their family and friends.
Mr. Alan Mendoza, 18, has been charged with the following offenses: 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide (felony), 1 count of Aggravated Vehicular Assault (felony), 1 count of Manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), 2 counts of Assault 2nd (felony), Vehicular manslaughter in the 2nd (felony), Driving While Intoxicated (felony) and Reckless Driving. Mr. Mendoza was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Ugell and transported to the RC Jail.
Anyone who may have information relating to this accident is asked to please contact the Clarkstown Police Detective Bureau at (845)639-5840 or submit an ANONYMOUS TIP via the “RocklandCO DA” TIP411 app (available in the App store or Google Play). Text keyword ROCKLANDCODA to 847411, add a space, type in your tip information, and hit send
In a notice to parents, the Clarkstown Central School District released a statement confirming that Clarkstown North High School students were involved in the accident.
Statement from Clarkstown Supervisor Hoehmann
Town of Haverstraw PBA and the Inserra Family and Shoprite of Garnerville Partner Together for 4th Annual Pay it Forward Program
GARNERVILLE, NY – 150 patrons of Shoprite Garnerville received a $20.00 gift card from members of Haverstraw PBA and all they asked in return is that each recipient pay a good deed forward in the future. In total, 150 gift cards were distributed.
“We’re truly blessed to be able to live and work in a community we love and this is just a small token of appreciation for the community that stands behind us. We graciously thank the Inserra Family for matching our donation and for helping make the venture possible today.
We look forward to continuing this relationship in the future and wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.” posted the Haverstraw PBA on Facebook
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SUFFERN, NY – It is with deep sadness we share the passing of Rockland Resident and FDNY FF Daniel William Powers, Engine Company 250, who succumbed to illness on October 16, 2023.
FF Powers, served with the FDNY for 27 years. Dan lived in Suffern was married to the love of his life Christine Powers and they had two beautiful children, who were Dan’s entire world, Callie, 20 and Danny, 17. Unfortunately Dan, Callie and Danny lost Christine just one year ago on October 25, 2022.
Dan’s passing has thrust Callie and Danny into adulthood and into a situation that no children should ever have to be in. They are faced with with a mortgage payment, car payments and all the things that come along with adulthood. Any donation amount will go a long way and you can do so in the link below.
May his memory be a blessing and may his soul rest in eternal peace!