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One transported to hospital via helicopter after accident in Town of Columbia

By WKTV News

COLUMBIA, N.Y. (WKTV) - One person has been airlifted to the hospital after an accident involving a motor vehicle and a person in a motorized wheelchair.

The accident, which occurred around 4 p.m. on Tuesday on Route 28 at the intersection of McKoons Road caused several roads nearby to be closed down while crews attended to the scene.

A helicopter was called to the accident scene and transported the person in the wheelchair to Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.

As of this writing there is no word on what caused the accident, or the names of those involved.

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