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Mount Vernon Suing Over Car Crash With Department Of Public Works Vehicle

Mount Vernon is suing over damage to the city Public Works commissioner's vehicle.
Mount Vernon is suing over damage to the city Public Works commissioner's vehicle. Photo Credit: File

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The city of Mount Vernon is suing after a vehicle crashed into the Public Works commissioner's car in New Jersey, according to lohud.com.

Mario and Xavier Vallejo are being sued for $15,000 as a result of damage to the city-owned and taxpayer-funded car. The accident occurred in Montvale, N.J., on June 24 and subsequent lawsuit followed on July 7 in New York State Supreme Court, according to lohud.com.

The accident is being blamed on the Vallejos' negligence. Ralph Uzzi, the DPW commissioner, was a resident of Upper Saddle River at the time leading to his operating the vehicle at that time outside of the state, according to lohud.com.

Click here to read the article at lohud.com.

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