Endicott weekend crash began with police pursuit

December 8, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgFire officials say the cutter was used to remove the roof of the truck so crews could get the occupant out of the vehicle onto a stretcher. Police say the driver of the vehicle ran a red light and eventually struck another vehicle at the intersection of Oak Hill Avenue and Watson Boulevard. They say the driver had a passenger in the vehicle with them. The fire department says the individual they removed was taken to the hospital with “multiple injuries.” Authorities say the vehicle struck a tree which caused the driver to be entrapped. PHOTO SOURCE: Endicott Fire Department ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The Endicott Fire Department says it had to use the “jaws of life” cutter to remove an individual from their truck following a crash on the intersection of Oak Hill Avenue and Watson Boulevard Saturday afternoon. 12 News has reached out to the Broome County Sheriff’s Office and the Endicott Police Department to confirm more details of the crash and is awaiting to here back. The police department says charges are pending against the driver of the vehicle who fled from the officers. The occupants of the vehicle that was struck were examined at the scene and later released, they say. Both occupants of the fleeing vehicle were taken to Wilson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 1:43 P.M. UPDATE: RELATED: Heavy police presence at Endicott crash ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The Endicott Police Department told 12 News in a press release that the incident began when a motorist failed to comply with an officer. They say the driver of the vehicle fled from police throughout “several streets” in Endicott.last_img

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