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Woman Charged After Hitting Police Vehicle On Sprain Brook Parkway

Lisa Rossi of Greenburgh was charged after striking a New York State Police vehicle Saturday on the Sprain Brook Parkway.
Lisa Rossi of Greenburgh was charged after striking a New York State Police vehicle Saturday on the Sprain Brook Parkway. Photo Credit: Courtesy of New York State Police

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – A Greenburgh woman was charged with operating vehicle while impaired on drugs after striking a police vehicle on Saturday.

Lisa F. Rossi, 48, was charged after she fled the scene after striking a marked New York State Police vehicle that was stopped on the shoulder of the Sprain Brook Parkway. Rossi also struck another vehicle that was stopped along the Sprain Book Parkway in Hawthorne, police said.

Two N.Y. State troopers were treated and released at Westchester Medical Center. Rossi is due in court on Friday, Feb. 7.

The incident marked the second time in less than a week a motorist faced charges after crashing into a police car. A Westchester County police officer was hospitalized following an accident on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry on Wednesday, Jan. 29 with a driver accused of being drunk.