A Sauquoit woman escaped serious injury when her car hit a tree.

New Hartford Police say 23-year old Melissa Gehrke lost control of her car on Roberts Road in the area of Massoud's Tree Farm, hit a mailbox, went airborne and crashed into a tree.

Gehrke suffered injuries to her face and wrist.

Police say Gehrke escaped serious injury due to the use of her seatbelt and airbag deployment in the vehicle.


New Hartford Police
New Hartford Police

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