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One airlifted after crash on Route 12 in town of Martinsburg

Route 12 crash
Route 12 crash(WWNY)
Updated: Mar. 23, 2021 at 6:29 PM EDT
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TOWN OF MARTINSBURG, N.Y. (WWNY) - One person was airlifted to a hospital following a crash on Route 12 in the Lewis County town of Martinsburg Tuesday.

Pictures from the scene show a red Jeep and tractor trailer collided. A gray Jeep was also involved in the crash.

It happened shortly before noon.

Route 12 was closed between East Martinsburg and Whitaker roads. The highway was reopened shortly after 6 p.m.

Officials said it appears the tractor trailer hit the gray Jeep, causing it to spin out across the road. The other Jeep then struck the tractor trailer.

Route 12 crash
Route 12 crash(WWNY)
Route 12 crash
Route 12 crash(WWNY)

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