Press-Republican

September 8, 2013

Police Log: Sept. 8, 2013 — Personal-injury accident


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---- — PLATTSBURGH — A Chazy man was injured in a two-car accident Aug. 21.

Shortly before 7 p.m., Thomas Martin, 22, of Potsdam was traveling south on Military Turnpike Extension when he turned left to enter a redemption center, according to Lewis-based State Police.

Martin’s vehicle was struck by a car that had been traveling north and was driven by Wayne G. Blake Jr., 38, of Chazy, police said.

Martin said he did not see Blake’s car until it was too late and a witness confirmed that Martin was at fault, police said.

Blake was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with apparent bleeding and multiple injuries, police said.

Martin was ticketed for failure to yield to the right of way of oncoming traffic.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Chris Fasolino