Elmira Police vehicles involved in major crash, portion of local bridge shut down back open

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-TV) – UPDATE: The Elmira Police Department has reopened the southbound lanes of the Clemens Center Parkway Bridge at of 11:00 p.m. Monday.

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-TV) – UPDATE: The Elmira Police Department issued the following information about a crash involving some of its vehicles on its Facebook page late Monday night.

3 marked EPD vehicles were involved in a motor vehicle accident while responding to an in-progress call. There was also 1 civilian vehicle involved. There were no serious injuries. The exact cause and details of the accident are not known at this time & under investigation.

Elmira Police Department

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-TV) – The southbound lanes of the Clemens Center Parkway Bridge are shut down Monday night after a major crash involving at least two of the Elmira Police Department’s SUVs.

It happened sometime before 7 p.m. The two vehicles are badly damaged, airbags deployed, and shattered glass across the roadway, according to our 18 News crew.

Police officers are on the scene right now investigating. There has been no information around the crash released by EPD. The status of the officers involved has not been released along with the cause of the crash.

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates as we get them.

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