Driver issued ticket after rollover accident in Elmira, power restored

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UPDATE (2:20 p.m.): Elmira Police say that the driver of the Dodge truck was issued a ticket for failure to stop at a stop sign.

Police say the investigation found that the Dodge truck failed to stop while traveling East on E. 2nd Street and struck the northbound SUV. The impact forced the SUV into a telephone pole and it came to a rest on its side.

All three occupants of the truck reported no injuries and the driver of the Chevrolet SUV, who was assisted out of the car by good samaritans, reported no injuries but was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

NYSEG reports that power has been restored in Elmira after one of the vehicles struck a pole.

Elmira Police are asking any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the accident to call them at 607-733-5626 or the anonymous tip line at 607-271-HALT.


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – 18 News responding to a rollover accident Thursday morning at the corner of East Second Street and William Street in the City of Elmira.

When our reporter arrived on the scene they saw a 4-door vehicle rolled over on its side next to a utility pole.

Our reporter also saw a truck with damage to its front bumper being towed from the scene.

The City of Elmira Police, Elmira Fire Department and NYSEG all responding to the accident.

According to a City of Elmira police officer on the scene, no injuries had been reported at that time, but police scanners said one person was taken away with a leg injury.

NYSEG was called to the scene for the damage done to the utility pole.

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