Adams, NY (June 10, 2020) – A tractor-trailer operator suffered injuries after the truck he was driving was involved in a serious crash along County Route 178 (West Church Street) in the town of Adams. It happened at around 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, June 9th, according to officials.
Police officers said that the EMV Energy truck, which was carrying over 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel, flipped over in the middle of the roadway. A nearby resident who witnessed the crash called 911 and emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene.
First responders arrived at the scene where they found the truck upside down, spilling fuel across the road. Crews were called to clean up the fuel and the driver was transported to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. The victim suffered a head injury but his current condition has not been reported.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New York
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