3 vehicles involved in an accident at the intersection of Rome-Westmoreland Road
ROME, NY – A woman was sent to hospital following a three-car crash on the Rome-Westmoreland highway Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas Chadwick, 71, of Little Falls, was driving a white Chevy pickup east on Lampear Road around 2:15 p.m. when he did not stop at a traffic light red at the intersection with Rome. -Westmoreland Road.
MPs say Chadwick crossed the intersection and the passenger side of the truck collided with the driver side of a black Chrysler pickup truck, driven by Heather Miner, 36, of Rome.
The truck and van continued in the westbound lane, colliding with a gray Subaru sedan driven by John Kessler, 63, of Rome, as it was stopped in the right-turn lane.
Kessler was treated on site for headaches and released.
Miner, who had two children in his car at the time of the crash, was taken to St. Luke for treatment for leg and hand pain. The children, aged 8 and 4, were not injured.
Chadwick received a citation for not stopping at a steady red light. He will appear in court at a later date.
New York State Police, Rome firefighters and the AmCare ambulance also responded to the scene.