01 October 2019

  Major Philip T. Rougeux
  Troop D Commander


On September 30, 2019, at 12:54 p.m., State Police responded to State Route 13 and Elpis Road in the town of Vienna for a crash involving three vehicles including a Camden School Bus.   
The investigation has determined a 2007 Chrysler Town & Country Van, operated by Francis P. Mantelli, age 64 from Camden, NY was traveling north on State Route 13 when he failed to keep right of the roadway and sideswiped a 2018 Camden School Bus and then a 2009 Ford Focus.  The School Bus then traveled off the roadway, struck a guidewire for a National Grid utility pole and then struck a tree.   
Mr. Mantelli was transported to St Elizabeth’s Hospital for evaluation and was issued a ticket for failure to keep right. The operator of the school bus, Amy C. Galway, and 12 students were not injured in the crash.  The operator of the Ford Focus, Deborah H. Greene, age 63 from Blossvale, NY was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital for evaluation.
State Police was assisted at the scene by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

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