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Ithaca, NY – Woman Arrested After Crashing into State Police Car

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Ithaca, NY – Woman Arrested After Crashing into State Police Car

Posted on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 4:51 am    

Ithaca, NY (December 11, 2018) – On Sunday, December 9, a woman was arrested after causing an accident with a state trooper’s patrol car. The crash, which occurred at approximately 8:51 p.m., resulted in the hospitalization of the trooper, as well as her passenger.

23-year-old Molly J. Donovan, of Ithaca, was charged with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance after running a red light and crashing into the trooper’s vehicle. Donovan was driving eastbound along West Buffalo Street when she approached the intersection with State Route 13, drove through the red light, and subsequently struck the unmarked patrol car.

The trooper was reported to have been transporting a juvenile passenger at the time of the collision. Emergency medical crews arrived on the scene in order to assist those involved in the crash. The trooper and her young passenger were both taken to Cayuga Medical Center with injuries that were considered to be minor. Both injured parties have since been released.

Bangs Ambulance treated Donovan at the scene before she was arrested and issued an appearance ticket. No further information has been provided at this time.

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Ithaca NY – Woman Arrested After Crashing into State Police Car

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