Two wrecks on the Thruway, one minor injury
Submitted by Billie Owens on November 25, 2012 - 11:46am
There are two motor-vehicle accidents on the Thruway in the area of mile marker 401. There are no injuries reported for the one in the eastbound lane, which involves a red Jaguar. The one in the westbound lane resulted in a minor injury. Mercy medics are responding along with Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments.
UPDATE 10:50 a.m.: A second ambulance is requested and assistance for traffic control. The Jag has major front-end damage and is on the bridge over Route 77, which is said to be extremely slick and cars are traveling on it too fast. A third car has slid on the bridge.
UPDATE 10:57 a.m.: The state DOT has salt and maintenance trucks headed to the bridge.
UPDATE 11:14 a.m.: Two patients are being taken to UMMC.
UPDATE 11:22 a.m.: The patients headed to UMMC have minor injuries. One is a 49-year-old female, the other is an 18-year-old male.
UPDATE 11:25 a.m.: Indian Falls is leaving the scene and so is the State Trooper.
UPDATE 11:27 a.m.: Pembroke command calls for an ambulance at the top of the ramp of the Pembroke exit off the Thruway for an accident in which a person has neck and back pain.
UPDATE 11:55 a.m.: The person with neck and back pain is a 42-year-old male who is being taken to UMMC.
UPDATE 11:56 a.m.: The Pembroke assignment is back in service.