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January 5, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 5, 2013

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS

CLINTON — A Town of Clinton snowplow truck driven by Alvin Perreault, 52, went off the road in the Town of Clinton and rolled onto its side Wednesday afternoon. The incident was reported to police at 2:50 p.m. According to the police report, there was no damage to the plow as a result of the accident. Perreault told police he was driving south on Patnode Road in the Town of Clinton when the front passenger’s side wheel caught on the edge of the roadway, causing the plow to enter a ditch on the west shoulder, according to Chazy-based State Police. The plow rolled onto the passenger’s side. No tickets were issued.

CLINTON — A tractor-trailer jackknifed across Route 11 near Filion’s Diner this morning, tying up traffic for a time.

Clinton County Fire Control called the Churubusco Volunteer Fire Department to respond to the emergency at about 11:30 a.m.

There were no injuries. Route 11 reopened to traffic at about 1 p.m.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENTS

SAINT ARMAND — A Vermont man was injured in a two-car accident on Dec. 22.

Shortly before 7:32 p.m., a vehicle driven by Chelsea M. Schachtler, 19, of Lake Placid was heading north on State Route 3 near the Greyhound bus garage when she lost control of her vehicle and careened into the southbound lane, striking a car driven by Robert B. Ware, of Milton, Vt. according to Ray Brook-based State Police.

Ware was transported to Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake where he was treated and released.

The accident report was not complete and did not include any information about possible tickets issued.

HARRIETSTOWN — A Saranac Lake man was injured in a one-car accident Dec. 22.

Shortly before 10:53 a.m., Gordon A. Wells, 61, whose town of residence was not available, was driving west on State Route 86 near the intersection with State Route 186 when he lost control of his vehicle on the slushy snow-covered road and struck two mailboxes and a large tree, said Ray Brook-based State Police.

Wells was taken to Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake where he was treated and released.

The accident report was not complete and did not include any information about possible tickets issued.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and News Editor Suzanne Moore

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