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Interstate 81 Slowed As Troopers Investigate Tractor Trailer DWI Accident

The New York State Police in Pulaski investigated a two-vehicle minor personal injury accident that occurred on Interstate 81 northbound in the town of Richland at approximately noon today (June 21).

Brandy Ingersoll, 24, Rodman, NY, was northbound in a passenger vehicle when she lost control strking the median guiderail.

She then drove back over the roadway striking a tractor trailer operated by Bradley Hunold, 35, of Clay, forcing it off the right shoulder into a group of trees, troopers said.

Both drivers were taken to Upstate Hospital, Syracuse, and treated for minor injuries.

The interstate was down to one lane for approximately four hours while crews worked to remove the wreckage.

Ms. Ingersoll was charged with DWI and other Vehicle Traffic Law violations.

She is due to appear in the Town of Richland Court on August 26.