The accident scene late Saturday afternoon (Photo: Kempter's Fire Wire)
The accident scene late Saturday afternoon (Photo: Kempter’s Fire Wire

Editor’s Note: The following information was provided by the Peekskill Police Department.

The City of Peekskill Police are continuing their investigation into Saturday’s fatal accident on Hudson Avenue. Police are working with the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office as they seek to determine the speed of the vehicle that caused the accident that took the life of Zoila Zhingri, a 69-year-old Peekskill resident. Three others were also injured after they were struck by a parked car that was sent onto the sidewalk after it was struck by a vehicle traveling west on Hudson Avenue. A 71-year-old male and 2-year-old boy remain in critical condition.

With 3 year old in critical condition, mayor orders investigation of deadly Peekskill intersection
One dead, three hospitalized after horrific accident Saturday in Peekskill

In addition to the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, Peekskill police were assisted at the scene by the New York State police and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety. The Peekskill Fire Department and Peekskill EMS responded and rendered aid to the victims.

Please be advised that all suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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