26 July 2021
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander
 

 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Today, at approximately 3:06 p.m., the State Police responded to a 2 vehicle injury accident on I-490, eastbound near Exit 25.  Troopers say a eastbound motorist operating a sedan, fell asleep and side swiped another eastbound pickup truck causing the sedan to overturn. The operator was ejected and transported to Strong Hospital with injuries. A passenger in the sedan was wearing a seatbelt and was taken to Strong Hospital for minor injuries.

The operator of the pickup truck was the lone occupant and was transported to Strong Hospital for precautionary measures.

The investigation is continuing at this time.

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