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Rollover Crash in Westerlo Closes Route 32

By THOMAS MARRA , Correspondent | February 22, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 022321110

Westerlo, NY - The Westerlo Fire Department was dispatched for a reported rollover accident with possibly two patients entrapped on Route 32, near Route 406 and Barnside Hills Road, on February 22nd.

The Albany County Sheriff's Ambulance, Albany County Paramedics and Onesquethaw Ambulance were dispatched for the possible patients. It was discovered there was only one occupant in the vehicle and Onesquethaw was cancelled.

Assistant Chief Donnie Filkins reported that the driver was stuck upside down, with the seatbelt against the driver's neck. He said New York State Police Troopers arrived on the scene and pushed the driver upwards and unbuckled the seatbelt, freeing them from the vehicle.

The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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