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Fatal Car Crash In Millbrook Leaves Two Children Injured

Dutchess County Sheriff's Police are investigating a fatal car crash Saturday morning on Route 44 in Washington that also injured two small children.
Dutchess County Sheriff's Police are investigating a fatal car crash Saturday morning on Route 44 in Washington that also injured two small children. Photo Credit: File

MILLBROOK, N. Y. -- A head-on collision Saturday morning between a car and a dump truck along Route 44 in Washington claimed the life of the car's driver and injured two young children who were passengers.

Dutchess County Sheriff's officials, who are investigating, said it appears the car, which was traveling south, crossed into the truck's lane along Route 44 at Bontecou Road at around 9 a.m.

The two children were flown to Westchester Medical Center.

Names of those involved in the accident have not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office is looking for witnesses to the accident. Anyone with info should call 845-486-3820.

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