Tractor trailer crashes just feet from a home in Watkins Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – A tractor trailer crashed just feet from a home in Schuyler County early this morning. Police tell WENY News the driver took a tight turn around a corner, which led to the crash in Watkins Glen.
It happened around 3:30 a.m. on South Madison Street. Investigators say the driver drove through an intersection near North Franklin Street. The driver continued to drive up a hill and turned right on South Madison Street. That's when the accident occurred.
Part of the pole was torn from the ground. It is still standing, but at a slant. There is some other damage to the pole and tire marks were left on the street.
The trailer moved to a parking lot nearby and was towed from the scene about 2 hours after the crash.
No injuries were reported. Police are not expecting any further information.