BRONX, N.Y. —According to the Bronx Times, police officers patrolling the Longwood section of the Bronx responded to Fox Street for a report of a two-car wreck with injuries. Officers investigated the incident but did not issue any summonses or make any arrests at this time.
New York Police dispatched from the 41st Precinct responded to the crash located at the intersection of East 156th and Fox Streets. The initial investigation conducted by the responding officers revealed that a 47-year-old woman driving a 2005 Suzuki sedan northerly on Fox Street and a 62-year-old man driving a 2009 Acura sedan operating easterly on East 156th Street collided in the intersection. The woman operating the Suzuki stated that the man driving the Acura hit her vehicle.
Both drivers had a stop sign at the intersection. Each driver gave a statement to the officers claiming that they stopped at their respective stop signs appropriately. The police officers did not indicate whether any independent witnesses could verify either story.
Medics from the Fire Department of New York responded to the scene of the wreck to assess each driver for injuries. The man did not claim to have any injuries from the crash and refused medical treatment. The woman did report that she suffered pain to the right side of her head in the accident. Medics transported her to Lincoln Hospital for medical attention. The hospital listed the woman in stable condition. There is no additional information available about her medical condition.
Police did not say whether they would pursue any follow-up investigation to determine if one of the drivers committed a stop sign violation or other civil motor vehicle infraction. Furthermore, police did not indicate whether they would issue a citation for a civil infraction.
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