NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Barry C. Chase
On June 7, 2021, at approximately 4:48 a.m., the State Police responded to a car vs. pedestrian serious injury accident on Wyncoop Creek Road in the town of Chemung. A garbage truck had stopped in the roadway when an employee stepped off the back, and walked into the oncoming lane and was struck by a passenger vehicle.
The injured individual was taken to Robert Packer Hospital with serious injuries.
The operator of the passenger vehicle had a suspended licensed and was issued a traffic ticket.
The investigation is continuing.