Oneida man accused of drugged driving in January crash that injured others

Deputies say Jordan Pallotta, 31 of Oneida, was driving on State Rte. 5 in Westmoreland while under the influence of drugs.

Posted: Jul 8, 2020 7:52 AM
Updated: Jul 8, 2020 8:06 AM

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. -- An Oneida man is facing charges from an accident that happened in January 2020. 

Jordan Pallotta, 31 of Oneida, is charged with vehicular assault, according to the Oneida County Sheriffs Office. This allegedly stems from an accident that occured on Jan. 16. 

Deputies say Pallotta was driving on State Rte. 5 in Westmoreland while under the influence of drugs. 

They say Palotta fell asleep at the wheel, and crashed into an oncoming vehicle. The sheriffs office says the three people in the other car suffered a number of injuries. 

Bail has been set at $15,000. Palotta is currently in the Oneida County Correctional Facility awaiting his day in court. 

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