Crews respond to tractor trailer accident on the Thruway

Crews responded to an accident on the Thruway Tuesday around 6:30 p.m.

Posted: Dec 12, 2017 10:36 PM
Updated: Dec 13, 2017 11:43 AM

WESTMORELAND -- Crews responded to an accident on the Thruway Tuesday around 6:30 p.m.

According to the Verona Fire Department, a tractor-trailer went off the road around mile marker 248, close to the Westmoreland exit.

Verona’s fire chief says the accident did not appear to be weather related, but a medical emergency for the driver.

He tried to refuse medical help at the scene, and there's no word yet on his condition.

We'll keep you updated with more, as the information comes in. 

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