Oswego Crash Victim Identified; is in Critical Condition
OSWEGO, NY – On At about 3:12 p.m. today (June 15), the Oswego City Police Department, along with the Oswego City Fire Department, was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision with injuries in the area of 27 Murray St.
Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, it was confirmed as a single-vehicle, motor vehicle collision with one occupant who required medical treatment.
It was determined through police investigation and witness statements that a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer, driven by Peggy R Raymond, 73, of Oswego, was travellig southbound on Murray Street.
Mrs. Raymond’s vehicle then left the left side of the roadway.
It then struck a tree that was between the sidewalk and curb.
Mrs. Raymond was then pulled from the vehicle by a witness and then attended to by the Oswego City Fire Department personnel upon their arrival.
Mrs. Raymond was then transported to Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, by an Oswego City Fire Department ambulance where she was listed in critical condition.
The cause of the motor vehicle collision is still under investigation.
Any persons that may have witnessed the collision are urged to call the Oswego City Police Department at 315-342-8120.
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OSWEGO, NY – An elderly female suffered serious injuries today (June 15), as a result of a motor vehicle collision on Murray Street.
The single-car accident occurred around 3:15 p.m., in front of 27 Murray St., on the west side of Oswego.
Oswego Fire Department officials said that the vehicle was traveling south, left the road and struck a tree.
OFD crews arrived minutes later, and found the victim lying next to the damaged vehicle.
It is unknown if the female was ejected during the crash or self-exited just after.
According to OFD officials, the driver was the single occupant of the vehicle and suffered serious injuries.
The driver was treated at the scene for multiple broken bones and internal injuries and transported to University Hospital for definitive care.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
The Oswego Police Department assisted at the scene.