Man injured after snowmobile collides with car on Rt. 28

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - The Town of Webb Police Department is investigating a car vs. snowmobile accident that occurred on Route 28 near Trail 5 and Daikers Circle, Friday afternoon.

At approximately 2 p.m., James R. Long, 59, of Menands, was attempting to cross Route 28 from Trail 5 to Daikers Circle, when he was struck by a southbound moving vehicle driven by Daniel Hitchcock, 41, of Eagle Bay.

The collision caused Long to be ejected from his snowmobile and landed on the highway.

Crews were called to the scene and Long was air lifted to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, with head trauma.

Hitchcock was uninjured in the crash, and police is still attempting to determine the cause of the accident.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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