State Police investigate fatal accident on Thruway in the town of Verona

 

 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
 Troop T Commander
 

 


PRESS RELEASE
 

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m., State Police responded to a one vehicle rollover crash in the westbound lanes of the New York State Thruway in the town of Verona, Oneida County.
 
The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle lost control and rolled over near mile marker 256.
 
State Police have confirmed that three occupants of the vehicle are deceased:
 
Maria Braga, 81, Fall River, MA
David M. Botelho, 73, Westport, MA
Isabel Botelho, 72, Westport, MA
 
The driver, Joao Braga, 81 of Fall River, MA was transported and is being treated at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
 
The investigation is continuing.