07 June 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



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.


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