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Vehicles Collide At Busy Oswego Intersection, Cause Damage To Building

Oswego emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of East Fourth and Bridge streets Monday (April 14) morning for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

The crash caused damage to the gas and electrical service to the building.
The crash caused damage to the gas and electrical service to the building.

Fire officials confirmed that one person was transported to an area hospital by Menter Ambulance with “non-life threatening injuries.”

The collision happened at approximately 8:30 a.m., with both vehicles careening off the road causing damage to the Oswego County Federal Credit Union’s main office.

The vehicles reportedly caused damage to the gas and electrical service to the building, resulting in a dangerous natural gas leak.

It is unknown at this time how much damage there is to the building.

According to a credit union official, there were employees inside the building at the time of the crash but they were not injured.

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash this morning at East Bridge and Fourth streets.
Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash this morning at East Bridge and Fourth streets.

The Oswego Fire Department, Police Department and Menter Ambulance were on the scene quickly to mitigate the hazard and treat the one injured party.

Oswego Fire Department crews worked quickly to get the gas leak isolated.

Police had the streets in the area shut down for some time while crews worked to ensure the area was safe.

National Grid assisted at the scene with controlling the utilities.

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