Man Hit by Bus; DPW Worker Hurt on Job

Several accidents result in head injuries in Tarrytown, report police, including an Irvington senior citizen knocked over by a small bus on White Plains Road.

Senior Citizen Hit by Bus

A caller reported a pedestrian had been hit by a bus on White Plains Road on Dec. 11 at 6:25 a.m., sustaining a head injury. Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Greenburgh paramedic was dispatched. Officer reported TVAC transported victim to Westchester Medical Center.

Police left a message on the victim’s home answering machine in Irvington. They also contacted Irvington PD to go to the victim’s home to attempt to notify a relative of what had happened.

Lieutenant William Herguth specified that it was a smaller style bus, a privately owned 2011 Starbuster to be exact, that hit the man when it was pulling off Route 119 into the Bridge Plaza shopping center. The man, who is 70, was knocked down and sustained a minor cut on his head that was bleeding, Herguth said.

DPW Worker Hit by Leaf Machine

On Dec. 11 at 10:43 a.m., DPW foreman Scott Weaver reported to police that a worker had suffered a head injury on Loh Avenue and needed an ambulance. Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the worker to Westchester Medical Center.

Weaver reported to Patch that the man was fine and "back to work," having suffered a cut that required three stitches. The mechanical arm of a leaf machine hit the worker, Weaver said.

Elderly Man Treated for Head Pain

On Dec. 13 at 8:16 a.m. caller requested an ambulance for an elderly male on South Broadway suffering from severe head pain. TVAC transported man to Phelps.

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