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Multi-Car Crash on Route 300 in Newburgh Sends 4 People to Hospital

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | February 16, 2022 | NEW YORK

Story No. 021722116

NEWBURGH, NY - The Town of Newburgh Police, along with Town of Newburgh EMS and Winona Lake FD assisted by Orange Lake FD, responded to a multi-vehicle accident on Route 300 in the area of the entrance ramp to I-84 eastbound at exit 36 on February 16th.

Three vehicles and a tractor-trailer were involved in the MVA. All drivers were able to get out of the vehicles. In total, four people were transported to Montefiore-St. Luke's Hospital.

Firefighters assisted with the injured parties and extinguished fire in one of the vehicles. Town of Newburgh Police were assisted by New York State Police and Orange Lake Fire Police in closing down Route 300 and diverting traffic during the incident. Town of Newburgh Police are investigating the cause.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.