Vehicles strike Brewster business and residence


This 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup struck a house on Enterprise Place on April 25.
“The driver said he was trying to pull off the roadway as he was having a medical emergency,” said the Brewster Police Department report.

BREWSTER – In two separate accidents a day apart last month vehicles struck and damaged a Brewster business and a Brewster residence according to a report from the Brewster Police department.
On April 24, Brewster resident Lisandro Arevalo Garcia was in the process of parking his vehicle in a private parking lot at the Confluence Health Clinic at 418 W. Main Street in Brewster when the front of Garcia’s vehicle struck the north side of the building. There was damage to the building and a small amount of damage to the vehicle, the Brewster Police Department report said. Insurance information was exchanged
Garcia advised Brewster police that he was unaccustomed to driving a vehicle with a clutch-operated manual transmission. He was not cited.
The following day, April 25, Brewster Police and Fire responders were advised of a late morning vehicle-residence collision in Brewster. The vehicle, a 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup, struck the back of a residence at 1130 Enterprise Place. Officers reported that the vehicle left State Route 97 at milepost 261, crossed an access road, went through a backyard wood fence and struck the north side of the house.
There were two residents in the house at the time of the collision but either was injured.
“The driver said he was trying to pull off the roadway as he was having a medical emergency,” said the Brewster Police Department report. “The male driver said he had a severe coughing fit that caused him to black out.”
Fire District 15 ambulance personnel checked the condition of the driver, but he was not injured or transported to the hospital. The driver’s wife, a passenger in the pickup, was not injured
Damage to the house was estimated to be $20,000 or more.

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