Updated 09/26/2012 09:53 AM
One person killed in accident involving tractor trailer and car
Several emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal accident in the Cayuga County town of Sennett. Authorities have closed off the area in all directions. Our Brad Vivacqua has the latest information from the scene.
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SENNETT, N.Y. – Route 5 will remain closed for the entire morning after a deadly crash in the Cayuga County town of Sennett. It happened at about 4:30 a.m. on Route 5 near Depot Road.
Authorities say a car heading west crossed the center line and hit a tractor trailer head-on. The tractor trailer pushed the car backward a couple hundred yards and came to rest on top of the car.
The driver of the car was killed. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
Route 5 is closed between Jericho and Turnpike Roads.