One injured in severe crash on Route 17

By Conor Mooney
By Sam Gaddes

One injured in severe crash on Route 17

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 13, 2013 at 12:53 AM EDT

Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) At least one person was taken to an area hospital after a car crash in the median barrier on Route 17.

Crews were called to the scene Wednesday around 1:25 p.m near exit 65 in Owego.

Paramedics put one person on a stretcher and into an ambulance.

According to an Action News reporter on the scene, a black Chevrolet sedan appeared to have rolled over and sustained heavy damage.

A red truck was also on the scene and appeared to be involved in the crash.

Officials towed both vehicles away.

The members of Owego Fire Department, Owego rescue, New York State Police and the Tioga County Sheriff's Office all responded.

Crews set up on 17 east, causing heavy eastbound traffic.