Driver taken to hospital after tractor-trailer flips in Chili | WHEC.com

Driver taken to hospital after tractor-trailer flips in Chili

Flipped tractor-trailer in Chili, June 17, 2021. Photo: Chili Fire Department | Twitter | @ChiliFireDept. Flipped tractor-trailer in Chili, June 17, 2021.

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Updated: June 17, 2021 06:05 PM
Created: June 17, 2021 03:12 PM

CHILI, N.Y. (WHEC) — A tractor-trailer flipped Thursday afternoon in Chili.

It happened at around 2 p.m. on I-490 westbound near Chili Center Coldwater Road, between exits 5 and 4. According to New York Alerts, the left and right lanes were blocked for about two and a half hours, but have since reopened.

The Chili Fire Department said it was initially reported that a person was trapped, but the driver of the vehicle had gotten out when firefighters arrived.

The driver was taken to the hospital. First responders did not mention the extent of the driver's injuries or their condition.


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