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Four people taken to the hospital after a two car crash in Westmoreland

The crash happened just before 6:00 Thursday evening on Route 5 in the Town of Westmoreland.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 7:56 PM
Updated: Jan 17, 2020 6:39 PM

WESTMORELAND, N.Y (UPDATE) -- The Oneida County Sheriff's Office responded to Route 5 in the Town of Westmoreland before 6:00pm Thursday for a report of a two-car crash with serious injuries. They have released the names of those involved in the crash. 

The crash involved a 2004 Jeep Liberty and a 2014 Kia Soul. 

The Jeep was heading west on Route 5 being driven by 30-year-old Jordon Pallotta, of Oneida. Deputies say Pallotta veered into the eastbound lane and collided head on with the Kia being driven by 53-year-old Jeffrey Kane, also of Oneida.  

A passenger in the Kia 46-year-old Brenda Alli, suffered serious injuries to her legs, arms, and back, but Deputies say her injuries are not life threatening. A 13-year-old female passenger in the Kia was also injured in the crash. Her name is not being released because of her age. Deputies did not specify how serious her injuries are. 

All four people involved in the crash were taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica for treatment. Kane and Pallotta sustained minor injuries. 

Route 5 was shut down to one lane for several hours while Deputies investigated the crash. 

The New York State Police, Westmoreland, Clinton, and Clark Mills Fire Departments, and NYS Department of Transportatioon assisted The Oneida County Sheriff's Office at the scene. 

No tickets have been issued at this time, and the investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

UPDATE: The Oneida County Sheriff's Office tells NEWSChannel 2 that it was a two-car accident. Four people were injured and taken to area hospitals. Route 5 in Westmoreland has reopened.

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. -- Oneida County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 5 in the Town of Westmoreland. The call came in just before 6 p.m. Thursday evening.

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, patrol deputies are reporting serious injuries at the scene. Route 5 will be closed down to a single lane for an extended period.

NEWSChannel 2 has a crew on the scene and will have an update as soon as more information comes in to the newsroom.

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