MAMARONECK, N.Y. Rear-end car accidents appear to be an issue this week in the Town of Mamaroneck. In the last week, four of six accidents recorded by the police department involved one car striking the other from behind. Police gave the following accounts:
Late Wednesday morning, a car traveling east on Myrtle Boulevard was in the left lane, stopped at a traffic light, when a car struck her vehicle from behind. The driver of the second car said he was also stopped, but said the signal turned green before he hit her car.
While stopped on Boston Post Road on Monday afternoon, an eastbound driver was struck from behind by another car. The driver of the second car explained that she was distracted by a passing vehicle, which caused her to hit the car in front of her.
A car was hit on Palmer Avenue on Sunday afternoon while attempting to make a left-hand turn into a driveway. The driver said he was hit from behind by a car also traveling eastbound on Palmer Avenue.
On Friday, a driver was stopped eastbound on Boston Post Road at the intersection of Dillon Road. While she was waiting for the car in front of her to make a left turn, a car hit hers from behind. When the driver attempted to call police, the operator of the vehicle that hit her took off.
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