Investigators: Medical event may have caused Richfield Springs crash

After investigating since December, authorities say they are ruling out mechanical error in a Richfield Springs crash that damaged seven cars and injured 10 people.

Posted: Feb 25, 2020 3:59 PM
Updated: Feb 25, 2020 5:57 PM

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. – After investigating since December, authorities say they are ruling out mechanical failure in the Richfield Springs crash that damaged seven cars and injured 10 people.

The Otsego County District Attorney's Office says they are now looking into the possibility of a medical event leading to the crash.

The accident happened on Route 20 on Dec. 20, when a state fire pickup truck smashed into multiple vehicles before finally hitting the steps of the Richfield Springs Post Office.

The driver’s name has not yet been released.

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