Ellenville, NY (May 15, 2020) – A man who has not yet been identified was injured in a three-vehicle collision on Wednesday afternoon, May 13th, in the village of Ellenville. The incident was reported on Route 52.
Police in Ellenville stated that the victim was traveling east when a westbound vehicle, operated by Taylor Chappel, veered into the opposite lane. Chappel struck the driver’s side of the victim’s car and continued west before colliding with a guard rail and a third vehicle.
A rod came loose from Chappel’s vehicle during the collision and pierced the door of the first vehicle. The rod struck the victim and emergency crews arrived at the scene a short time later. The victim was transported to Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill. There has been no word on the victim’s current condition.
The incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
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