Major Richard J. O’Brien
Troop G Commander
At approximately 4:27 p.m. on March 29, 2022, State Police in Fonda responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 5 in the Town of Amsterdam.
Preliminary investigation determined that 54-year-old James E. Green of Gloversville was traveling westbound on State Route 5 in a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt when he crossed the median and began traveling west in the eastbound lane. Green collided head-on with an eastbound tractor-trailer operated by 56-year-old Robert J. Gisondi of Gloversville.
Green was transported to St.Mary’s Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. Gisondi was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.