On Mondays round 10:40 a.m., the Hyde Park Township Police Division was dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to 504 Salt Level Turnpike, Junior Lounge, to report a two-car accident with a partial constructing collapse.
Driving a trailer tractor to the beloved Dutchess County, New York Bar
Officers discovered the 2020 Peterbilt tractor partially throughout the Junior Lounge.
The trailer, owned by MJD Development of Bowling, New York, was towing a totally loaded dump truck.
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Police stated Craig Allen Dixon, 33, of Hopewell Junction, New York, was driving a trailer on the time of the accident. The Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Workplace introduced Dixon’s demise on the scene.
The occasions that led to the deadly accident are nonetheless underneath investigation. However officers consider Dixon was concerned in a crash in Poughkeepsie moments earlier than the crash in Salt Level Turnpike.
PD: Dixon is concerned in two accidents earlier than being pushed to the favored Poughkeepsie, a New York pub
Police stated the tractor-trailer had an accident in Poughkeepsie on the intersection of Wade Road and Smith Road. Dixon left the scene and continued east from Smith Road to Salt Level Turnpike, in accordance with the Hyde Park Township Police Division.
The Hyde Park Police Division said that “witnesses reported that the trailer had been touring erratically and had gone into the western lane of site visitors a number of instances on the Salt Level Turnpike.”
The tractor continued east at Salt Level Turnpike and was concerned in a second accident west of Jr., officers say. The trailer was concerned in an accident with a Toyota Highlander. The collision precipitated the automobile to roll over and are available to a cease on the south shoulder of the highway.
Police consider the affect precipitated Dixon to over-correct, or the tractor veered off the collision, and sped off the highway and straight into the Junior Lounge.
The Toyota driver, who’s from Hyde Park, was taken to Vassar Brothers Medical Heart for analysis however didn’t endure any critical accidents, police stated.
Junior Lounge in Poughkeepsie, NY Collected by Tractor Tractor
A consultant of Junior’s Lounge instructed us that the incident reached the favored bar. The remainder of the constructing was demolished.
The Hyde Park Constructing Division deemed the constructing unsafe and had it demolished by Amity Development.
Hyde Park, NYPD is searching for extra witnesses
The reason for the accident remains to be underneath investigation and the police hope that extra witnesses will have the ability to present them with data.
“This incident stays actively underneath investigation by the Hyde Park Police Division, the New York State Police’s Industrial Automobiles Unit and NYPD Reconstruction Investigators,” the Hyde Park Police Division stated. “If anybody has every other data or could have witnessed any irregular operation, they’re instructed to contact the Hyde Park Police Division at 845-229-9340.”
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