Elmsford man charged in fatal pedestrian accident

Accident happened in front of the Westchester County Center

HAWTHORNE – An Elmsford man was charged with driving while intoxicated in connection with a fatal pedestrian accident on Saturday that occurred across from the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

Glen Robinson, 26, was taken into custody by Westchester County Police at the accident scene. He was treated for minor injuries at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla and booked on the DWI charge following his discharge from the hospital on Saturday.

Killed was Susan Benjamin-Bailey, 57, of the Bronx. She was taken by ambulance to White Plains Hospital where she died, police said.

The incident occurred around 6:39 a.m. when Robinson’s Chevrolet, westbound on Route 119, left the road at the intersection of Central Avenue and drove onto the center median/pedestrian area across from the County center.

A woman standing there was struck by the vehicle. The car then struck a clock tower/electronic message board, knocking it down.

Westchester Police were assisted at the scene by White Plains Police and Fire Department and Empress Ambulance.

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