A man was sent to the hospital after a Monday evening accident in the town of Ithaca.

ITHACA, N.Y. – A man is in the hospital after a woman drove through a stop sign and hit his vehicle in the town of Ithaca Monday evening.

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The accident happened around 6:10 p.m. at the intersection of Iradell and Sheffield roads, within several feet of the town of Enfield, a Tompkins County 911 dispatcher said.
A Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office deputy at the scene said a woman driving a silver Volvo on Sheffield Road drove past a stop sign and hit a black car. The black car skid and rolled over into nearby trees and bushes on Iradell Road.

A man was sent to the hospital after a Monday evening accident in the town of Ithaca.

The driver was conscious when he was taken to Cayuga Medical Center with minor injuries, the deputy said.
The female driver and a 7-year-old in the Volvo were not injured.

A woman and 7-year-old child were not injured in the accident.

Steve Magacs – who owns a home  on the corner of the intersection – said he was nearly home from work when he saw a woman and child on the roadway flagging him down. The woman asked him to call 911.
“There was no other sign (of the wreck) until we got there,” he said, gesturing toward the black, overturned vehicle. As they approached the car, he said he heard an alarm blaring and a person inside calling for help.
Deputies, Ithaca police and a Bangs Ambulance arrived at the scene shortly afterward.
A sergeant at the scene said the incident is being investigated.

A woman who drove through a stop sign crashed into black vehicle, causing it to rollover, a sheriff’s deputy said.
A woman who drove through a stop sign crashed into black vehicle, causing it to rollover, a sheriff’s deputy said.

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