• August 18, 2023

Driver Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 81 in Cortland County, NY

Cortland County, NY — August 18, 2023, a tractor-trailer driver was injured in a crash on Interstate 81 in Cortland County, Lapeer, NY.

Authorities indicate that on August 18, a collision occurred when, for unknown reasons, a tractor-trailer traveling southbound on Interstate 81 suddenly left the roadway and overturned. The accident happened in the town of Lapeer in Cortland County.

Officials confirmed the tractor-trailer driver, a 56-year-old male, suffered injuries in the crash. The driver's name has not been released, and the extent of his injuries is unknown. Authorities say the truck driver was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

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