UPDATE: 1 person ticketed in 4-car crash in Whitestown

Police have release more information on the multi-vehicle crash in Whitestown this morning.

Posted: Dec. 21, 2017 11:53 AM
Updated: Dec. 21, 2017 3:38 PM

UPDATE: Police have release more information on the multi-vehicle crash that occurred in Whitestown this morning.

Around 11:34 a.m., police responded to Judd Road at the intersection with Cider Street for a reported five-car crash, but police say once they arrived on scene they learned it was actually a four-car crash.

Police say Timothy Reilley of Rome was driving a 2014 GMC Van southbound on Judd Road when he drove through a red light. His vehicle collided with a 2013 Volkswagon SUV driven by Jutus Derx of Baldwinsville, who was traveling northeast on Cider Street toward Oriskany.

Derx sustained apparent internal injuries and was transported to a local hospital by COCVAC.

Police say after the initial collision, Reilley’s vehicle continued through the intersection and struck a 2014 Volkswagon car driven by Nancy Best of Blossvale, which was stopped at the intersection on Judd Road, waiting to continue northwest.

Best’s vehicle was forced backwards by the collision and struck a 2017 Jeep SUV driven by Heather Decker of Sauquoit. Police say Best sustained several injuries and she was transported to a local hospital by COCVAC. Decker was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Police say based on the investigation at the scene and statements from witnesses, Reilley was issued a traffic citation for failure to stop at a red light. He’s scheduled to return to Whitestown court at a later date.


WHITESTOWN – Emergency crews are responding to a reported five-car crash in Whitestown.

The accident on Judd Road near Cider Street was first reported at 11:34 a.m., according to the Oneida County 911 Center.

New York State Police, Oriskany police and Whitestown police have all responded to the scene, along with Oriskany and Westmoreland fire departments and Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Police say that minor injuries were sustained in the crash.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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