At 1223, on December 30, 2023, the Washingtonville Fire Department was dispatched for an MVA on Farmingdale Road in the Town of Blooming Grove. Upon arrival, units found one vehicle that collided with a tree with the operator out of the vehicle on the ground with serious injuries. Washingtonville personnel assisted the Blooming Grove Volunteer Ambulance Corps with transferring the patient to the ambulance and established an LZ in the parking lot of a nearby church. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Westchester County Medical Center.

– Fire News photos by Gary Hearn, past Chief, Washingtonville FD