February 12, 2013

Route 13 Accident Sends Victim to Hospital

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A two-car collision shut down Route 13 and sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, according to a press release from the Ithaca Fire Department.

The accident on Meadow Street caused an SUV to flip over onto its roof. After IFD crews extricated the driver of the SUV, she was transported to Robert Packer trauma center in Sayre, Pa., for treatment of her injuries, according to IFD.

Bang’s Ambulances paramedics attended to the driver of the second vehicle, who was uninjured, according to IFD.

Traffic on Route 13 was diverted for about two hours Tuesday evening while crews worked to clear the roadways, IFD reported.

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident, according to the press release.

Original Author: Kerry Close