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Vehicles Pulled From Pond Hours After Tragic Accident

Update:

GRANBY, NY – State Route 3 between Route 8 and Rathburn Road remained closed as of midnight as State Troopers were still on the accident scene.

State police accident reconstruction experts on the scene of a fatal crash on State Route 3 in Granby.
State police accident reconstruction experts on the scene of a fatal crash on State Route 3 in Granby.

By 11 p.m. tow truck operators began pulling the unrecognizable Honda Civic and overturned FedEx Ground truck from nearly 3 feet of water along the north side of Route 3.

The vehicles went off the road approximately 1,000 feet west of the traffic light at Route 8.

State police accident reconstruction experts were still on the scene taking measurements and inspecting the vehicles as each was winched back onto the highway.

For the original report, click here: Two Dead One Critical Following Granby Crash

State police inspect the vehicle once up-righted.
State police inspect the vehicle once up-righted.
Tow operators pull the Honda Civic from the pond alongside State Route 3.
Tow operators pull the Honda Civic from the pond alongside State Route 3. 

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Tow operators then turn their attention to righting the Fedex Ground truck.
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Wading hip deep in nearly 3 feet of water, the tow truck operator fastens a cable to the truck’s frame.

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