Deadly crash shuts down Route 17 on border of Rockland and Orange counties

SLOATSBURG, NY – Emergency responders are on the scene of a deadly crash on the border of Rockland and Orange counties.

It happened around 9 pm on the Orange Turnpike, also part of Route 17, just north of Seven Lakes Drive in Sloatsburg.

Chopper 2 was overhead, where police said a car drove into a truck and burst into flames.

One person inside the car was killed.

Chopper 2 Flying

Chopper 2 is over the scene of a serious crash on the Rockland-Orange county line. Watch complete local coverage on CBS News New York: http://cbsloc.al/cbsnewsnewyork

Posted by CBS New York on Monday, April 18, 2022

The roadway is shut down in both directions between Warwick Brook Road and South Side Place.

Stick with CBS2, CBS News New York and CBSNewYork.com for more on this developing story.

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