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Ramapo Police Officer Assists Disabled Woman On Bus

A Ramapo police officer helped a disabled woman Tuesday.
A Ramapo police officer helped a disabled woman Tuesday. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- A Ramapo police officer assisted a disabled woman in need of help on Tuesday, authorities said.

The officer was flagged down by a bus driver while patrolling Route 59 in the Airmont area, around 2 p.m., according to officials.

The driver told the officer that a disabled passenger who was in a motorized chair had missed her stop and required assistance, police report.

The officer helped the passenger exit the bus and assisted her in getting safely to her doctor’s office, according to officials.

Ramapo police officers also investigated eight motor vehicle accidents Tuesday.

Two accidents resulting in injuries occurred in Montebello and Chestnut Ridge, police report.

The other six accidents, which resulted in property damage only, included two in Chestnut Ridge and one apiece in Montebello, Hew Hempstead, Wesley Hills and Monsey.

Ramapo police rendered assistance in 123 calls for service on Tuesday, including 10 medical emergencies, 19 alarm activations and three fires.

An arrest also was made on a bench warrant, police report.

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