Tompkins County Sheriff Reports Tractor Trailer Accident Involving Drunk Man
ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Tompkins County Sheriff's office has reported a tractor tractor accident involving a man that appeared to be drunk.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to the 100 block of seven mile drive yesterday in Ithaca at around 4:50 PM, for a report of a white male that appeared to be intoxicated.
The man was standing in the callers front yard and he ran from the scene before police arrived.
While deputies were searching the area, they were sent to a report of a Pedestrian/Tractor Trailer Accident at the intersection of Seven Mile Drive and Elmira Road.
It was reported that the same man tried to get in the caller's truck and fell off.
Witnesses said that the man tried to get into their vehicle and then jumped on the back of a moving tractor trailer and tried to break the cab window. Witnesses also said the male jumped off of the moving Tractor Trailer and hit his head on the pavement.
The man was flown to Robert Packer hospital in Sayre and is currently in critical condition.