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Car Swerving To Avoid Deer Overturns On Route 35, Injuring Two

Cross River Road was closed for 40 minutes Wednesday due to an overturned car.
Cross River Road was closed for 40 minutes Wednesday due to an overturned car. Photo Credit: Google Maps

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A car overturned on Route 35 (Cross River Road) on the Bedford-Lewisboro border after swerving out of the way of a deer that ran onto the road Wednesday, Lt. Jeff Dickans of the Bedford Police Department said.

The driver and a passenger suffered non life-threatening injuries and were taken to Northern Westchester Hospital.

The car overturned after it hit what the driver called an earth embankment around 4:29 p.m. Wednesday. Both occupants were trapped in the overturned car, and were removed by emergency personnel, Dickans said.

Cross River Road was closed between Mount Holly Road and Holly Branch Road from 4:50 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.