Authorities report that an accident involving a car and a pedestrian in Coram at around 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 left the pedestrian with severe injuries. A Coram Fire Department ambulance transported the injured party to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was listed as being in critical condition. The nature of her injuries was not reported.
A vehicle-pedestrian accident killed a 36-year-old mother of three from Hebron and seriously injured a 40-year-old woman on Dec. 1. The pair was taking a walk along Route 197 in Argyle when a Buick sedan heading southbound struck them from behind. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the pedestrians were walking along the shoulder of the road facing oncoming traffic in the northbound lane. The sedan was heading southbound, and the 58-year-old driver from Salem swung out of the lane in an attempt to pass a vehicle when he struck the women.