Troy, NY (February 12, 2024) – A fatal accident on Oakwood Avenue resulted in the death of 87-year-old Sally Rickli on Saturday evening, February 10. Troy Police Department reported the head-on crash occurred around 6 p.m. between Farrell Road and Humiston Avenue.
A vehicle heading north on Oakwood Avenue entered the southbound lane, colliding with an oncoming car. Rickli, a passenger in the northbound car, suffered serious injuries and later died at a local hospital. Both drivers received treatment for serious yet non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities have found no evidence of speed or impairment causing the crash. Investigations continue, with witnesses urged to contact Troy Police Detectives.