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A female, 39, was hit by her own car after a rear-end accident on Bedford Road near Valley Road in Katonah. The incident took place Friday, Sept. 4, around 1:15 p.m.

A male, 83, told police he lost control of the wheel, and swerved and rear-ended a parked car. The driver of the parked car was standing next to her car at the time. She said she was struck by the car after it was rear-ended.

The man complained of knee pain; the woman was thrown to the ground on impact. Both people were transported to Westchester Medical Center by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps.  

This report was made using official reports from the Bedford police department covering the period of Aug. 31 through Sept. 6.

Monday, Aug. 31

7:35 p.m. — The Katonah Fire Department went to a home on Goldens Bridge Road in Katonah for a report of smoke coming from a wall; inside, they saw smoke coming from a cabinet next to the oven. The fire was determined to be electrical and self-extinguished when power was shut down. No structural damage was sustained to the house and no injuries were reported. 

11:16 p.m. — A male, 57, was reported intoxicated on Haines Road in Bedford Hills was unable to provide his address and seemed unsure of his surroundings. He was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 

Tuesday, Sept. 1

10:54 a.m. — A woman on Old Post Road in Bedford told police she was in a dispute with a former friend and co-worker over furniture valued at $38,000. She said the other woman has been holding the furniture since March. She was advised this was a civil matter to be addressed in court. 

3:44 p.m. — Police went to a home on Pound Ridge Road in Bedford and spoke to a girl, 16, and her mother about harassing phone messages the daughter has been receiving. The mother and daughter were advised to block the calls. 

4:40 p.m. — A man told police his car parked on Norm Avenue in Bedford Hills was damaged by dirt bikes riding in the area. Police inspected the car, which they said was covered in sand and dirt, but not damaged. The man said he wanted compensation for the cost of washing his car. Police say there was no criminality. A report was made. 

Wednesday, Sept. 2

11:14 p.m. — The same man transported to Northern Westchester Hospital two days earlier was found again in a state of intoxication and lying in the road on West Patent near the Rippowam Cisqua School. He was transported by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps to NWH for treatment.  

3:37 p.m. — A generator that caught fire outside a residence on Upper Hook Road in Katonah was partially extinguished by the homeowner prior to the arrival of the Katonah Fire Department, who finished the job. The fire was caused by a malfunction, fire officials said.

Thursday, Sept. 3

7:34 a.m. — A woman on Little Town Lane in Bedford reported that her neighbor’s dog continued to run off its property and chase her. Police spoke with the dog’s owner, who agreed to keep the dog on a leash when it is outside the house. The caller given information how to proceed in court should she decide to pursue the matter. 

10:05 a.m. — A resident of Grove Road in Bedford said his neighbor wrote him a letter requesting money to repair a fence which the caller said was on his neighbor’s property. He said he did not want to contact the neighbor directly about the fence or the letter. He was advised this was a civil matter. 

3:28 p.m. — A Katonah woman told police her nanny was bitten by an unknown dog the day before. She said the nanny saw the dog wandering loose in Lot 3 on Woods Bridge Road in Katonah. When she attempted to read the tags on the dog’s collar, the dog bit her hand and her thigh, breaking skin. The nanny went to the hospital for treatment. Police said no one reported a loose or missing dog that day. Ownership of the dog was unknown. It was unclear if police were still investigating the incident. 

Friday, Sept. 4

12:26 a.m. — Police responded to a report of a tree on fire on Beaver Dam Road in Katonah. The Katonah Fire Department was at the scene and put out the fire. The Highway Department was notified to remove the tree from the road. 

3:52 a.m. — Police went to South Bedford Road near Interstate 684 for a report of a truck on fire. On arrival they saw flames coming from the truck’s exhaust. The driver said he stopped the truck but was unable to shut down the engine. Traffic was temporarily detoured until Bedford Fire Department could put out the fire. Reliable Towing towed the truck and an attached trailer. No injuries were reported. 

8:05 a.m. — Police went to Bedford Road in Bedford Hills for a report of a Jeep parked on the side of the road with smoke coming from under the hood. The driver was not with the vehicle at the time. Bedford Hills Fire Department put out the fire. The car’s owner was contacted. He said he left the smoking car because he had to get to work and he would make arrangements to have it towed. No further action was taken. 

1:14 p.m. — A female, 39, was hit by her own car after a rear-end accident on Bedford Road near Valley Road in Katonah. A male, 83, told police he lost control of the wheel, and swerved and rear-ended a parked car. The driver of the parked car was standing next to her car at the time. She said she was struck by the car after it was rear-ended. The man complained of knee pain; the woman was thrown to the ground on impact. Both people were transported to Westchester Medical Center by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps.  

9:12 p.m. — A woman was reported by a neighbor for dancing in the street on Old Village Lane in Katonah. She told police she was going through her dance and exercise routine, which she finished, and was heading home. 

Saturday, Sept. 5

10:36 a.m. — A woman got her BMW stuck under the railroad crossing bar on Jay Street in Katonah. She broke the safety bar when she backed up her vehicle.  Bedford Police assisted at the scene until the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police arrived. No injuries were reported. 

7:13 p.m. — Police went to a home on Stanwood Road in Bedford Hills for a report of a neighbor hearing screaming from a couple at the residence. Police spoke to the couple, who said their neighbor heard screams of  excitement because the couple owns a stake in the racehorse, Authentic, which had just won the Kentucky Derby. 

Sunday, Sept. 6

10:10 a.m. — Police deployed the UTV to assist a fallen horseback rider at the  Beaver Dam Preserve. They were met on Beaver Dam Road in Katonah by two witnesses who led them to the rider, a 22-year-old New Jersey woman, who complained of hip and shoulder pain. The woman was loaded onto the UTV and brought to a waiting ambulance on the road; she was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 

2:26 p.m. — A male, 68,  fell 20 feet from a ladder at his home on Broad Brook Road in Bedford. He was conscious and administered oxygen until Westchester EMS arrived. He was transported by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Westchester Medical Center. 

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