According to a May 12, 2010 Journal News report by Leslie Korngold, a Rye Police Officer, Angelina Santo, was injured in a car accident when her cruiser was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Boston Post Road and Purdy Avenue. Officer Santo was reportedly struck from behind by a Lexus RX330 SUV at approximately 3:50 p.m.
The officer was treated at Greenwich Hospital for back and neck pain and released.
The driver of the SUV was not injured. Local police reported that an accident report had not been completed. Officer Santo is expected to miss a few weeks of work due to her injuries.