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Three injured in accident on Higby Road

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three people were sent to the hospital following a motor vehicle accident on Higby Road int he City of Utica on Monday morning.

Around 7:50 a.m. the Utica Police Department responded to the 100 block of Higby Road for a personal injury accident. Police said that both vthe ehicle sustained significant damage and three people invovled sustained fractures and one suffered a head injury.

All three were transported to local hospitals.

According to police, a car operated by Gail Lawton, 64, of Clinton was traveling east on Higby Road when a car traveling west, driven by Ryan Orts, 22, of Herkimer swerved at her head-on. Police say Lawton was unable to avoid a collision.

Orts was issued a summons for failure to keep right.

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