Westmoreland teen who was airlifted is now stable

The car left the roadway, went into a ditch, and then hit a telephone pole.

Posted: May. 5, 2019 10:38 PM
Updated: May. 7, 2019 8:57 AM

UPDATE- The Westmoreland teen who was airlifted after a crash on Bartlett Road is now in stable condition, according nurses at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. -- A teenager from Westmoreland was airlifted to the hospital after being seriously injured in a crash Sunday. 

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Dakota Collins was driving on Bartlett Road when his car left the roadway, went into the ditch and hit a telephone pole. 

Collins was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries to his arm, chest and head. 

There is no word on what caused Collins' vehicle to leave the roadway at this point. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

WKTV will have more information as soon as it becomes available. 

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