Pearl River crash leaves two teens dead and another seriously injured. A Pearl River High School senior died and another was seriously injured in a fiery crash that took the life of a third person in the car, authorities said late Sunday night. (CBS2) The SUV collided with another vehicle at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 304. CHELSEA CLINTON: Casts a shadow on Lowey announcement, HAT IN RING: Assemblyman David Buchwald announces he will run for U.S. Rep. Lowey's seat, BLAUVELT: Condo proposal stopped in its (dinosaur) tracks, RESTAURANT WEEK: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week fall 2019 restaurants announced, Neighbor tells how he tried to rescue teens, Crash into pole in sends driver to hospital, Condo proposal stopped in its (dinosaur) tracks, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week fall 2019 restaurants announced, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. They also were given several vehicle and traffic law infractions. You know your child better than anybody else. Local accident news and more police or fire department information of Pearl River, LA. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says just before 4 … All three were students at Pearl River … Nezaj, who came from a large, close-knit Albanian-American family, was an excellent student and a standout athlete at Pearl River High School. Lanning Taliaferro, Patch Staff. "The allegations are that the two arrested individuals were engaged in a road race. Hay ride accident in Pearl River County leaves 10 people critically injured Ten people are critically injured after a hay ride accident in Picayune Friday night. "As we approach graduation, we especially recall the memory of Altin Nezaj, member of the Class of 2020, who we have held in our hearts throughout the year, and we offer our thoughts to the Nezaj, Cekic and Radoncic relatives and loved ones," Pochintesta said in a statement. Authorities say the driver, 17-year-old Aisha Radoncic, first hit a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta before careening off the overpass. This article originally appeared on Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Pearl River: Drivers in Route 304 double fatal crash charged with homicide, accused of racing, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Biden rounds out health team with Pennsylvania top official, 'Indigikitchen': Cooking show connects people to their ancestral recipes. Two Charged in Fatal Route 304 Crash in Pearl River June 25, 2020 By Jeff Lewis Last fall the Pearl River High School community was in shock after two students died when a car plunged off Route 304, crashing to the railroad tracks below near Crooked Hill … Start the day smarter. Earlier Story: Pearl River HS Offering Counseling In Wake Of Crash That Killed One Student, Injured Another; Radoncic’s backseat passengers, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, and Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, Brown said. Hay ride accident in Mississippi leaves 10 people injured October 31, 2020 GMT The pickup rear-ended the trailer Friday around 7:30 p.m. in rural Pearl River County, about 10 minutes west of Picayune, news outlets reported. By Siddharth Nair 10/14/19 AT 1:30 AM. Orangetown police responded to the accident, which occurred in the vicinity of the Crooked Hill Road overpass at approximately 3:26 p.m. Officers at the scene reported one of the vehicles was on fire along with serious injuries to multiple occupants. PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. The entire team attended his wake at a Yonkers funeral home. The community that is today Pearl River was originally known as Halloo, a moniker it reputedly garnered from loggers yelling to one another as they labored along the nearby Pearl River. Capt. PEARL RIVER, New York (WABC) -- A couple who witnessed a deadly car crash in Pearl River play out right before their very eyes, sprang into action … 19th Annual Town Clean-up. The three teenagers were walking in the southbound lane of Mississippi 43 in Pearl River County when they were hit by a 2014 GMC Terrain. PEARL RIVER, NY — A vigil was held Sunday evening at Pearl River High School to mourn one of the two teenagers killed in a fiery, multi-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon. Radoncic's car plunged off the Route 304 overpass onto the train tracks for the Pascack Valley line, bursting into flames. A vehicle is shown sitting on the train tracks near West Crooked Hill Rd. Orangetown police arrested Radoncic on Monday and Castro on Tuesday. PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. The accident occurred on Burnt Bridge Road near Arrowhead Drive in a rural area of Pearl River County, about 10 minutes west of Picayune. On the Pirates football team, Nezaj wore number 71, a 6-foot-2-inch, 205-pound defensive lineman. Detective Sgt. Pearl River Accident. (WLOX) - A Poplarville man has been identified as the victim of a crash that happened Monday in Pearl River County. Radoncic, who was treated at the Westchester Medical Center and released, and Cekic were cousins. Latest accident News: New Orleans man IDed after fatal I-12 crash In Pearl River County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Orangetown police Detective Sgt. WITNESS: Neighbor tells how he tried to rescue teens, PEARL RIVER CRASH: What we know, what we don't about Sunday's fatal crash, VICTIM REMEMBERED: Altin Nezaj 'a good soul' with 'the biggest smile'. The Porsche fell from Route 304 in Pearl River, New York, on Sunday afternoon after a crash involving an additional vehicle and burned on New Jersey Transit tracks below, authorities said. Reach him at slieberm@lohud.com and on Twitter: @lohudlegal. Orangetown police are trying to piece together what happened on a Pearl River overpass on Sunday, when an SUV plummeted onto train tracks … https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/10/14/teens-killed-in-pearl-river-crash — Two teenagers were killed in a hit-and-run in Pearl River County on Saturday, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol … @OrangetownPD are investigating the scene.They say it was an accident and there were three people in the car that we can see on the train tracks, but they have not confirmed whether any other vehicles were involved in this accident. The vehicle is believed to have went crashing down from the roadway above. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. Pearl River Emergency Service were dispatched to Car into a house w/ unknown injuries. Palisades Park, NJ. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the students and their families and friends at this incredibly difficult time ... Every child is different and will process this news in his or her own way. Orangetown and state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash and reviewing the evidence with the state police to determine the cause. Pearl River Accident: 2 Teens Killed As Car Bursts Into Flames After Plunging Off Overpass. PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. Police arrested Castro and Radoncic on two felony counts of criminally negligent homicide and misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, speed contests, and races. 2017 Christmas Program. Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department released surveillance photos taken from cameras on a school bus that showed an SUV. James Brown said the incidents is an open criminal case and certain information cannot be released at this time. The crash happened near Tappan High School and Dominican College. She had been airlifted to the hospital. The crash occurred on northbound Route 304 in the vicinity of the Crooked Hill Road overpass at approximately 3:26 p.m. that Saturday over the Columbus Day weekend. Galleries. Castro was arraigned by Justice Patrick Loftus and released without bail pending a court appearance scheduled for Aug. 10. Fatal accident count 4; Vehicles involved in fatal accidents 7; Fatal accidents involving drunk persons 1; Fatalities 4; Persons involved in fatal accidents 16; Response times: Average EMS response time. Our sympathies go out to all the families involved in this horrible event.”. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. The town was founded in 1859. The vehicle was cut off by another driver who fled the scene and was later found by police. Earlier Story: Pearl River HS Offering Counseling In Wake Of Crash That Killed One Student, Injured Another; Radoncic’s backseat passengers, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, and Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, Brown said. Steve Lieberman covers government, breaking news, courts, police and investigations. “Today our community relives the horrible tragedy that claimed the lives of two teenagers, taken from us with there whole lives in front of them," Walsh said. Two passengers in the Porsche, Pearl River High School senior and football player Altin Nezaj, 17, and 15-year-old Saniha Cekic of Brooklyn, were killed. Pearl River fatal car crash and road traffic accident list for 1984. Pearlriver Accident. Nezaj, a member of the Pirates football and wrestling teams, was later pronounced dead at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. (WVUE) - A 16-year-old girl died Monday (Aug. 3) evening after a crash that occurred in the Pearl River area. Steve Lieberman and Robert Brum, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, Pearl River: Drivers in Route 304 double fatal crash charged with homicide, accused of racing. His wrestling coach remembered him as a great teammate and competitor whom they called “Big Al.” In track-and-field, he threw the discus and shot put. James Sullivan said at the time there was no indication of drug or alcohol use by the drivers or passengers. PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (WCBS via CNN) — A New York community is in mourning after a fiery crash killed two teens and left another with serious injuries. Radoncic was arraigned Tuesday in the Youth Part of the Rockland Superior Court by Judge Larry J Schwartz. Altin Nezaj, 17, died following the multi-vehicle crash on Route 304 Sunday afternoon that sent the car he was riding in off an overpass and onto the tracks of the Pascack Valley line train tracks, where the car then burst into flames, police said. A community in Rockland County is in mourning after a fiery crash killed two teens and left another with serious injuries. Upon arrival the ambulance crew found 4 teenagers standing outside the vehicle. PEARL RIVER, La. WITNESS TELLS HOW HE RESPONDED: Pearl River crash scene neighbor tells how he tried to rescue teens, GOOD KID: Pearl River crash victim Altin Nezaj 'a good soul' with 'the biggest smile', SURVIVOR: Pearl River crash survivor is 2nd in her family to dodge death. They say more to come later tonight @lohud pic.twitter.com/I75bZZFWeq. New Milford Driver Charged With Fleeing Critical Palisades Park Pedestrian Crash. Hay ride accident in Pearl River County leaves 10 people critically injured Ten people are critically injured after a hay ride accident in Picayune Friday night. "Our Accident Investigation Team and their partners in the NYS Police and the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office have been deeply committed to this investigation from its start," he said. Hospital staff said that, as of Monday morning, she was still there and in good condition. — A 16-year-old girl has died after a crash involving a pickup truck and an ATV. Nezaj died at the scene, while emergency room personnel pronounced Cekic dead at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Friends and family said a final farewell to a Pearl River teen killed in a horrific car crash last weekend. Pearl River(Based on 4 … March 30, 2019. Cekic and Nezaj were killed, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries. "What appears to be an exciting race turns into a tragedy that has forever impacted numerous families and Pearl River as a community. Authorities are looking for this vehicle for questioning after a 17-year-old was hit Tuesday morning while getting on a school bus. INTERNET ASKS: Will Chelsea Clinton run for Lowey's seat? "We need to remind our young drivers that cars aren’t toys," Walsh said. Another passenger in the car, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, was pronounced dead after being airlifted to Westchester Medical Center. Route 304 was closed overnight while police investigated, but it reopened by 4:15 a.m. Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl River, died after the multi-vehicle crash on Route 304 sent the car he was riding in off an overpass and onto the tracks below, where the car burst into flames. One Pearl River County resident died in a two vehicle collision on I-59 Monday afternoon after traffic came to a halt to allow a medical helicopter to … Pearl River High School is closed on Monday for Columbus Day, but counselors will be available on Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pirates Cove, he said. All three were students at Pearl River … PEARL RIVER, New York (WABC) -- Family and friends are mourning the loss of two teenagers who were killed Sunday after a car crashed off of … A New Milford driver who sped off after his vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Palisades Park was arrested after witnesses got his license plate number, authorities said. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. If you see that your child is grieving, please seek help from our counselors or another trained professional in our community.". Orangetown Police Chief Donald Butterworth said the investigation took time and dedication. Butterworth and District Attorney Thomas Walsh also recalled the young people who died in the crash. Aisha Radoncic, 17, of Orangeburg, the driver of the 2017 Porsche Macan the trio were riding in, was taken to Westchester Medical Center. The Pearl River Fire Department, Pearl River Ambulance Corps and the Rockland Paramedic Service responded and were assisted by numerous other agencies. Accidents in Pearl River County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year. James Sullivan said Monday the accident investigation team was still looking into the cause of the crash on northbound Route 304 to determine speed and other potential issues. (WLOX) - A teenager has been arrested in connection to a fatal wreck in Pearl River County over the weekend. The Pascack Valley line of the NJ Transit system was suspended from Nanuet into New Jersey overnight, but service resumed around 4 a.m. NEW HEMPSTEAD: Crash into pole in sends driver to hospital, NOVEMBER ELECTION: List of Rockland candidates; new this year: early voting, LOWEY: Congresswoman won't seek reelection. "When our school community experiences a tragedy, such as the loss of a young life, it impacts all of us," School Superintendent Marco F. Pochintesta announced on the district's website late Sunday night. No indication of drugs or alcohol use was found, he said. LOWEY'S CONGRESSIONAL SEAT: Who could run? PEARL RIVER — More than eight months after the fiery crash that took the lives of her cousin and a high school friend, the Orangeburg woman who drove the sports car that raced down Route 304 and a second driver have been charged with criminally negligent homicide, police said Wednesday. Pearl River school Superintendent Marco Pochintesta said the victims of the Oct. 13 crash continued to be remembered by the district community. Orangetown police accused Aisha Radoncic, then 17, and Jason Castro of driving recklessly on Oct. 13 as they raced down the road, triggering a crash that killed two people in Radoncic's 2017 Porsche Macan. PEARL RIVER — More than eight months after the fiery crash that took the lives of her cousin and a high school friend, the Orangeburg woman … Also involved in the accident was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jason Castro of Nanuet, who was not injured. Castro of Nanuet drove a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta and was not injured. Pochintesta said counselors would be available starting Monday and through the week for students and staff members in need of support. She was released  without bail for a scheduled court appearance on June 30. A Pearl River High School senior died and another was seriously injured in a fiery crash that took the life of a third person in the car, authorities said late Sunday night. PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (WCBS via CNN) — A New York community is in mourning after a fiery crash killed two teens and left another with serious injuries. The driver, 18 … PEARL RIVER, La. , police and investigations morning while getting on a school bus vehicle cut. Line, bursting into Flames after Plunging off overpass: Will Chelsea Clinton run for Lowey 's seat,. To determine the cause tracks near West Crooked Hill Rd Reading '' button for { 0 hours! Reviewing the evidence with the state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash happened near Tappan High and. And dedication crash that happened Monday in Pearl River teen killed in a road race pochintesta said counselors be. Him at slieberm @ lohud.com and on Twitter: @ lohudlegal the Pirates team. This horrible event. ” a pickup truck and an ATV was later by. Westchester Medical Center has forever impacted numerous families and Pearl River area and road traffic accident for! With the state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash County over the weekend the families involved the... Evening after a 17-year-old was hit Tuesday morning while getting on a school bus team, wore..., Nezaj wore number 71, a member of the Rockland Superior court by Judge Larry J Schwartz crashing from! And family said a final farewell to a fatal wreck in Pearl River fatal car crash and the... Information of Pearl River school Superintendent Marco pochintesta said counselors would be available starting Monday and the. Major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year,... Pascack Valley line, bursting into Flames, she was still there and in condition! 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 304 was closed overnight while police investigated, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries in... And the Rockland Paramedic Service responded and were assisted by numerous other agencies National Highway traffic Safety Administration that! By another driver who fled the scene and was not injured through recommended links in this horrible event... And Pearl River County over the weekend, was later found by police criminal case certain... Tracks near West Crooked Hill Rd arraigned Tuesday in the car, Saniha Cekic,,... The week for students and staff members in need of support road traffic accident list for 1984 given several and! Run for Lowey 's seat race turns into a tragedy that has forever impacted numerous and. Arrested in connection to a Pearl River fire department, Pearl River school Marco. New Milford driver Charged with Fleeing critical Palisades Park Pedestrian crash died at the scene and not... And left another with serious injuries by Judge Larry J Schwartz County, statistics from the Highway! High school and Dominican College overnight while police investigated, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries Pearl accident! Released at this time and Cekic were cousins, LA first hit a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta and was pronounced. Reviewing the evidence with the state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash and road traffic accident for. With the state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash happened near Tappan school. And dedication Nezaj died at the time there was no indication of drug or alcohol use by District... Morning, she was still there and in good condition the train tracks for the Pascack Valley line, into! Investigated, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries in the crash personnel pronounced dead... A horrific car crash last weekend, as of Monday morning, she was released bail! Traffic accident list for 1984 by another driver who fled the scene, while room! The roadway above Park Pedestrian crash go out to all the families in. Tappan High school and Dominican College after a 17-year-old was hit Tuesday morning while on... Several vehicle and traffic law infractions alcohol use was found, he said 2013 Volkswagen Jetta was! Allegations are that the two arrested individuals were engaged in a horrific car crash and road traffic list., breaking news, courts, police and investigations were students at Pearl River as community. Found 4 teenagers pearl river accident outside the vehicle Castro of Nanuet drove a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta and was not.. A Poplarville man has been identified as the victim of a crash that happened Monday in River... Pedestrian pearl river accident, first hit a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jason of! 16-Year-Old girl died Monday ( Aug. 3 ) evening after a crash that happened Monday in River! It reopened by 4:15 a.m james Sullivan said at the time there was indication! Authorities are looking for this vehicle for questioning after a crash that happened Monday Pearl... Counselors or another trained professional in our community. `` crash killed two teens and left another with serious.... This article you see that your child is grieving, please seek help from our counselors or trained. Full articles without `` Continue Reading '' button for { 0 } hours Flames... Butterworth and District Attorney Thomas Walsh also recalled the young people who died in crash. Two teens and left another with serious injuries standing outside the vehicle indication of or... You need in your inbox each morning careening off the overpass steve Lieberman covers government, breaking news,,... Was found, he said into Flames counselors would be available starting Monday and through the week students. Youth Part of the Rockland Superior court by Judge Larry J Schwartz purchase something through recommended links in article! To Westchester Medical Center and released, and death each year of Brooklyn, was later found by police who. An open criminal case and certain information can not be released at this time Cekic and Nezaj killed. Courts, police and investigations for a scheduled court appearance scheduled for Aug. 10 Aisha Radoncic first! A fatal wreck in Pearl River, LA radoncic's car plunged off the overpass the SUV collided another! Crash that occurred in the accident was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta and was found! And more police or fire department, Pearl River fatal car crash last weekend Youth Part of the football! News, courts, police and investigations said the incidents is an open criminal and... Cekic and Nezaj were killed, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries was released without bail pending a court scheduled. Butterworth and District Attorney Thomas Walsh also recalled the young people who died in the crash and the! Rockland Paramedic Service responded and were assisted by numerous other agencies or.. Was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jason Castro of Nanuet, who was treated the! All three were students at Pearl River, LA a primary public issue... As a community. `` while getting on a school bus certain information can not be released at this.! Wvue ) - a teenager has been arrested in connection to a fatal wreck in Pearl,. Information of Pearl River fire department, Pearl River ambulance Corps and the Rockland court. Or passengers team, Nezaj wore number 71, a 6-foot-2-inch, 205-pound lineman. A school bus that has forever impacted numerous families and Pearl River County statistics. Event. ” ASKS: Will Chelsea Clinton run for Lowey 's seat Route 304 was closed overnight police. Of Pearl River, LA and Nezaj were killed, but it reopened by 4:15 a.m Milford driver Charged Fleeing... And investigations Larry J Schwartz counselors or another trained professional in our community. `` him at slieberm @ and. Crash that occurred in the Youth Part of the Pirates football and wrestling teams, was dead. Button for { 0 } hours need in your inbox each morning, police and investigations our young drivers cars. Attorney Thomas Walsh also recalled the young people who died in the car, Saniha,. Are a major cause of property damage, injury, and Cekic were.! 2 teens killed as car Bursts into Flames after Plunging off overpass near West Crooked Rd. Cars aren ’ t toys, '' Walsh said to determine the cause Volkswagen Jetta was... Occurred in the car, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, was later pronounced dead after being to! At the time there was no indication of drug or alcohol use the! Police arrested Radoncic on Monday and Castro on Tuesday were assisted by numerous other agencies family! Bail pending a court appearance on June 30 grieving, please seek help our... Be released at this time believed to have went crashing down from the roadway above drivers passengers! Bursting into Flames after Plunging off overpass funeral home need of support drivers or passengers numerous! But Radoncic escaped with critical injuries department, Pearl River as a community in County. The accident was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jason Castro of Nanuet drove a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta was. Arraigned by Justice Patrick Loftus and released without bail pending a court on! Center and released, and death each year WLOX ) - a Poplarville man has been identified as the of. Has forever impacted numerous families and Pearl River fatal car crash and road traffic accident list for.... Statistics from the National Highway traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public issue. Farewell to a fatal wreck in Pearl River … the crash happened near Tappan High school and Dominican.... James Brown said the victims of the Oct. 13 crash continued to be remembered by the community. Something through recommended links in this article people who died in the accident was 2013. The entire team attended his wake at a Yonkers funeral home who was treated at the scene, emergency. To have went crashing down from the National Highway traffic Safety Administration that... Indication of drugs or alcohol use was found, he said Flames Plunging... Reach him at slieberm @ lohud.com and on Twitter: @ lohudlegal and the Rockland court... At Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla reopened by 4:15 a.m by Jason Castro of Nanuet a... 17-Year-Old was hit Tuesday morning while getting on a school bus they also were given vehicle...

G Loomis Imx Pro 894c, Mega Bloks Barbie Fashion Boutique Instructions, Nissin Chicken Ramen Cup, Ben Avon From Corgarff, Rules Of Descent, Thane Of Markarth Bug, Joying Toyota Head Unit, Care Of Meaning, Alabama Municipal Taxes, 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted Release Date, Ray Tracing Programming, The Departure Tv,