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Police: Driver Hits Tree, Takes Off

Sleepy Hollow police were unable to locate the driver of a car left on Sleepy Hollow Road, airbags deployed and tree hit.

Again on an outlying Sleepy Hollow road, police found a car involved in a car accident but no driver. 

An employee of the Department of Environmental Protection contacted police headquarters to report finding a car on Sleepy Hollow Road early in the morning on Jan. 28.

After the 5:21 a.m. call, officers confirmed finding a car off the roadway with airbags deployed, tree struck. The driver was gone.

Police called a towing company to remove the car. And they contacted Phelps Memorial Hospital to see if a driver showed up with injuries related to airbag deployment, but the hospital reported having so such person there. 

In December, police received a call of an abandoned pick-up on the side of nearby Bedford Road. This driver had apparently also hit a tree and left on foot.

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bonnie gonzalez February 08, 2013 at 03:12 PM
How come the driver didnt call the police? Did the driver had a drivers licence or was drunk????????
Cynthia Aridas February 08, 2013 at 03:55 PM
Can't they do a search on the plate to fine out who the car belonged to?
Krista Madsen February 08, 2013 at 05:45 PM
Police just said under investigation, so I'm sure they did look up plate. No way to ever know about the drunk part!

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