Mt. Kisco Police: Driver Ran Motorcyclist Off Road

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Mount Kisco Police charged a Bedford Hills man with hit-and-run after he allegedly ran a Mount Kisco motorcyclist off Main Street with his car. Photo Credit: file

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — A 27-year-old Bedford Hills man was charged with running a motorcyclist off the road with his car on Wednesday, Mount Kisco Police report. 

The driver of the car followed the motorcyclist, a 22-year-old Mount Kisco resident, from Northern Westchester Hospital north on Main Street. At the intersection of Lundy Lane and Main Street, the driver slammed his car into the motorcycle to force it off the road, police said.

The motorcyclist and the driver of the car knew each other and had a hostile relationship stemming from a prior incident, according to police. The driver was arrested and charged with a hit-and-run causing injury, a misdemeanor, police said. The motorcyclist received minor injuries, police said, even though he fell on pavement wearing only shorts and a T-shirt.

Information on the driver's release was not immediately available. 

Also from the Mount Kisco police blotter:

A 23-year-old Mount Kisco man was charged with DWI after he was pulled over on North Bedford Road Wednesday. An officer on patrol at around 10:13 p.m. saw a white Chrysler with both plate lamps out swerve over the double yellow lines, police said.

The officer stopped the car in front of Burger King and asked the driver to get out. Police said the officer could smell the odor of burnt marijuana and observed fragments of what looked to be marijuana on the front floor panel of the car.

The officer asked about marijuana and the driver said there was some in the sunglasses compartment, where the officer found a baggie with loose bud, police said. Two pieces of a joint were also discovered on the front floorboard, according to police.

The driver failed field sobriety tests, police said, and was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. He was also issued tickets for various vehicle violations.

He was released on his own recognizance and is expected in Mount Kisco Justice Court on July 19.

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