Lansing, N.Y. — Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision on North Triphammer Road in the town of Lansing Tuesday night, according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

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Around 6:37 p.m., a 2003 Chevrolet traveling north made a left turn on to Asbury Road, failing to yield the right of way to a 2012 Cadillac going south.

The two vehicles crashed in the southbound lane. The Cadillac then crashed into a guardrail on the west side of the intersection.

The driver of the Chevrolet was airlifted to Syracuse’s Upstate University Hospital for evaluation and treatment. A passenger in the Chevrolet was also hospitalized, via ambulance, at Robert Packer Hospital.

The Chevrolet driver was charged with failure to yield the right of way and making an unsafe turn, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

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