Two Airlifted After Garrison Crash

Delivery truck overturns on Route 9D near Capuchin

Two men were taken to a hospital on Tuesday, July 26, by helicopter after a beverage delivery van left the road and overturned along Route 9D in Garrison.

The driver was traveling north at about 1:20 p.m. with a passenger when the van crossed into the southbound lane, ran off the road, struck a tree and overturned. The crash occurred about a mile south of Route 403, near the property of the Capuchin Youth & Family Ministries.

A Lifenet Air 2 helicopter

A Lifenet Air 2 helicopter

The first responders, from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, the Garrison Ambulance Corps and the Philipstown Ambulance Corps, called for helicopters from LifeNet Air 2 in Wallkill and the New Jersey-based Hackensack Helicopter Service to transport the victims to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Route 9D was closed in both directions for about three hours. No tickets were issued. The crash remains under investigation.

One thought on “Two Airlifted After Garrison Crash

  1. Your coverage didn’t include any of the fire departments. The Garrison and Cold Spring fire cos. extracted the occupants from the vehicle, while the North Highland firemen controlled traffic and secured the helicopter landing zone.