Officials responded to a car accident on Route 17 around 8:30 p.m. Friday. They said the driver crashed into a tree in the median near the CVS Distribution Center in Chemung off of Exit 59-A.
An 18 News reporter said they saw the driver being taken away in an ambulance shortly after arriving on scene.
Chemung County Fire and Chemung County Sheriff’s responded to the scene. Officials said the driver was conscious and talking when emergency crews arrived to help, but the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.
It does not appear that any other cars were involved in the accident.
No other details could be confirmed as the investigation into the crash is ongoing. Stay with 18 News for updates as new information becomes available.