Oriskany Street accident causes traffic delays

An accident on Oriskany Street in Utica shut down traffic during the afternoon commute today.

Posted: Nov 21, 2017 3:57 PM

UTICA – An accident on Oriskany Street in Utica shut down traffic during the afternoon commute today.


The accident occurred around 3 p.m., and it took some time for crews to clean up the scene as a utility pole came down and laid across the street with wires still attached. Police blocked traffic while the crews worked to clear the scene.


Photo courtesy of Lynne Burns

The map above shows the current traffic patterns in that area. Green represents normal traffic flow, red is stop-and-go, orange means crawling and yellow means slow.

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