Driver injured in I-86 rollover

BATH — A big-rig driver hauling a load of blueberries was injured when his truck overturned on Interstate 86 early Monday morning. At 4:13 a.m. on Monday, the Bath Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched for a truck roll over on I-86 between exits 38 and 39 in the westbound lane. According to first responders, when units arrived on scene, a refrigerated tractor trailer was found to have gone off the highway and appeared to have rolled multiple times, sustaining severe damage. The driver of the rig was able to remove himself from the wreckage prior to their arrival. The Bath Volunteer Ambulance Corps. attended to the driver and transported him to Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The Bath Fire Department Fire Police closed down the westbound lane and the Exit 39 westbound on ramp. Bath Village Police also assisted at the scene, and requested response from the New York State Department of Transportation to the scene, as about 200 yards of guardrails were damaged as a result of the crash. T&R Towing removed the wreckage and cleared the scene of debris. All Bath units were called back in service at 6:05 a.m.

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