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Officer Hit by Car at New Ro Intersection

No injures; officer was directing traffic in a school zone.

A community service officer in New Rochelle was struck by a car while directing traffic Wednesday morning.

New Rochelle Police said the officer received no injuries, and refused medical attention. He was not pinned by the vehicle.

The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. by the Pelham Road and Church Street intersection. Police described the intersection as a "heavy traffic area"; the officer was directing students who were walking to Trinity Elementary School at 180 Pelham Road.

Police did not charge the driver.

Nummy October 03, 2012 at 09:15 PM
Okay no one got really hurt and speed might not of been a factor, but who ever laid out the flashing 20 MPH sign going towards Pelham manor probably got hit by a parked car when he or she was young. The sign should be at least before Franklin ave. as it is now, you can do 30mph almost to the driveway of Trinity, that makes the corner of North ave and Pelham rd a 30 mph zone and that just crazy. There's 4 crossing guards on Pelham rd for Trinity and only one is in the 20 mph zone.
Michael Brown October 03, 2012 at 11:00 PM
It's not New Ro, it's New Rochelle. You don't call Bronxville, Bro or Mamaroneck, Mam. Please have some respect for our residents and our history!!!
Michael Woyton October 03, 2012 at 11:15 PM
We use "New Ro" sparingly in headlines that need to be as short as possible. No disrespect is ever intended.

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