Tompkins County Sheriff
Investigates Accident on Rt. 96
The Tompkins County Sheriffís Department is
investigating some back to back accidents that hospitalized both a
police officer and a pedestrian late last Friday.
According to a report by the sheriffís office, a student
from Ithaca college had been found injured on the side of route 96
after falling behind from a group of his peers. At around 11:45
PM, when the case was being investigated, a police officer was
struck by another oncoming car. Both were airlifted to hospitals.
If anyone has information about either of the accidents,
please contact the Tompkins County Sheriffís Office at 257-