A vehicle was struck from behind when it stopped short in order to avoid hitting an animal on West Lane at 9:30 p.m. this past Saturday.
Police said that both vehicles suffered moderate damages and that the operators complained of injuries but were treated and released at the scene by the Ridgefield Fire Department.
Police identified the woman who stopped short as Christina Delapa, 28, of Smith Ridge Road, South Salem, New York. The person who rear-ended her was identified as Geri Cambell, 62, of Old Post Road, Bedford, New York. Police cited Cambell a ticket for failure to drive at a reasonable distance.