Genesee Street crash slows traffic near New Hartford Shopping Center

Traffic was slowed to a standstill on Genesee Street after a car crashed into a building late Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 5:48 PM
Updated: Sep 12, 2018 8:20 PM

NEW HARTFORD - Traffic was slowed to a standstill on Genesee Street after a car crashed into a building late Wednesday afternoon.

New Hartford Police tell NewsChannel 2 shortly before 5:00 p.m. the driver of a black Hyundai, while exiting the New Hartford Shopping Center parking lot, failed to make a turn and crashed into a building opposite of the mall. Police say the male driver was shaken up by the crash, but uninjured and able to speak with officers on the scene.

Police say although the vehicle was extensively damaged, the building sustained minor damage. Normal traffic on Genesee Street resumed by 5:30.

New Hartford Police were assisted by the New Hartford Fire Department and New York State Police. The investigation into the crash will continue. No word on if any tickets were issued.

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