Distracted Driver Being Blamed For New Hartford Accident
New Hartford, NY (WIBX) – A distracted driver is being blamed for an accident in New Hartford.
Police say 21-year old Joshua Sill of Utica was driving a U-Haul truck on Sitrin Lane around midnight when he turned his attention to his passenger, 32-year old Craig Palmer, also of Utica.
The vehicle swerved and struck a culvert. The crash caused the airbags to deploy.
The passenger was taken to the hospital for chest pain. Sill was uninjured and ticketed for failing to stay in his lane.