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Jeep Overturns and Rolls Down Embankment in Blooming Grove

By GARY HEARN, Correspondent | April 05, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 040620106

Blooming Grove, NY - At 1850 hours on April 5th, the Washingtonville Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an overturned auto on Helms Hill Road in the Town of Blooming Grove.

Upon arrival FD personnel found a jeep that traveled down the embankment and overturned. The driver of the vehicle was able to extricate herself and her four legged passenger prior to the arrival of the emergency response agencies. Fire Department personnel conducted a search of the area for possible additional victims. The search yielded negative results.

The driver of the vehicle was evaluated by the Blooming Grove VAC and refused further medical aid. The dog that was in the vehicle appeared to be uninjured. According to the driver's family, the dog was wearing a special seatbelt made for dogs. Blooming Grove PD was at the scene.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.