CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. -- Two men were taken to the hospital with injuries following a two-car accident Friday morning in Chestnut Ridge.
A vehicle driving south on Chestnut Ridge Road just south of Alpine Court crossed into the northbound lane to pass other cars and headed straight for another car, according to Ramapo Police.
As that driver cut back into the southbound lane, the two cars collided at around 10:45 a.m. The vehicles struck each other at an angle; not head-on, police said.
A 69-year-old male was taken by William Paul Faist Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.
A 50-year-old male with a pelvis injury was taken to Nyack Hospital by Faist Ambulance. He had to be extricated from the vehicle. Injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
South Spring Valley Fire Department operated at the scene, assisted by Spring Valley Fire Department. Rockland Paramedics also assisted at the scene treating the injured.
The road was closed in both directions in the vicinity of the accident for about 1.5 hours.