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Two injured in Town of Theresa rollover

Updated: Apr. 17, 2021 at 9:40 PM EDT
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TOWN OF THERESA, N.Y. (WWNY) -Two people were injured in a multi-vehicle rollover accident in the Town of Theresa.

The call for help came in Saturday afternoon around 2:00 PM.

Officials say a 2014 Toyota Pickup truck, operated by Warren S. White, 57, of Theresa, was traveling west on County Route 193 and stopped at the stop sign.

They say White failed to yield to a 2015 Chevrolet traveling south on State Route 37. White entered the roadway and struck the Chevrolet, causing the vehicle to be pushed off the roadway into a ditch outside of the Land of Lakes convenience store and gas station and car overturned.

The operator of the Chevrolet, Crystal M. Moore-Sykes, 36, was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital. A 16-year-old passenger in the vehicle was transported by Evans Mills Ambulance to Samaritan Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The extent of the injuries Moore-Sykes is unknown, but both people injured were conscious when leaving for the hospital.

Mr. White was issued a traffic ticket for failing to yield the right of way. He was not injured in the crash.

Traffic was restricted to one lane on State Route 37 while crews worked.

State police, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Theresa Police, Evans Mills Ambulance, and fire officials all responded to the scene.

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