Serious Injuries on Rt. 26, Town of Maine
5/31/2014 (Updated 6/1/2014 4:16:43 AM)An accident with serious injuries early Saturday evening----
It happened around 5:15PM on Route 26 in the Town of Maine near Gary Dyer Excavating..
A dark colored Chevy Monte Carlo with two passengers, crashed into a telephone pole while heading towards Endicott.
The car hit the pole with such impact that both airbags deployed, and the car appears to have bent around the point of contact.
A Life-Flight was called in early on, but then cancelled when the helicopter was unable to land.
The driver, a male, and a passenger, female, were then both taken away by ambulance.
Area residents say they heard the crash, saw the pole fall with wires snapping, and immediately called 911.
According to witnesses, a motorcyclist stopped in efforts to help the passengers, as well as a Vestal EMT who was returning from a fishing trip.
The cause of the accident not yet determined.
The condition of the car's occupants is not yet released.
We'll update you with any information as it becomes available.
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