Three Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 86 in Elmira
Where: The accident occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 86 in Elmira, New York.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly struck the back of another 18-wheeler.
- Driver of first tractor-trailer
- Driver of second tractor-trailer
- Three people, vehicle unknown, injured
On or about Wednesday, December 16th, 2020, around 4:54 in the afternoon, an accident between two tractor-trailers sent three people to the hospital. Officers said the accident happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 86 in Elmira, New York.
State Troopers said three people were injured when an 18-wheeler allegedly struck the back of another tractor-trailer in the right lane of the highway. Three people were treated for minor injuries after the accident. Police did not specify if they were treated at the scene or transported to a nearby hospital.
Police said the area was covered in a blanket of snow and ice from a recent snowstorm, and advised motorists to use caution on the roads.
Officers hope to release more information at a later date.
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