Owego, NY (October 28, 2020) – A total of four people were hurt during a head-on crash that was reported in the town of Owego on Tuesday evening, October 27th. Authorities said that the vehicles involved collided on New York State Route 434 around 6:30 p.m.
According to the New York State Police, a 54-year-old man from Endicott was heading east when he failed to yield the right of way to a westbound vehicle while making a left turn onto the NY-17 on-ramp. The vehicles collided head-on and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene.
The driver of the westbound vehicle, identified only as an 18-year-old female from Owego, as well as three passengers in her vehicle were taken to area hospitals for treatment. Of those passengers, both a 55-year-old female and a 42-year-old male, also of Oswego, are in critical condition. A 73-year-old female, of Athens, PA, is currently listed in critical condition. The 18-year-old driver sustained minor injuries.
The driver of the eastbound vehicle who reportedly triggered the collision was thoroughly evaluated at the scene and did not require hospitalization. No further details have been made available.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
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