ITHACA. N.Y. — A 1-year-old was airlifted to the hospital after being injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday in Ithaca.

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The incident happened at 4:37 p.m. at the intersection of Hancock Street and First Street, police said.

Two people other than the child were taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

One of the drivers was ticketed for failure to stop for stop sign.

Police released the following news release about the incident:

On September 3, 2015 at 4:37 p.m. IPD officers responded to the intersection of Hancock Street and First Street regarding a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Officers arrived on scene and investigated the particulars of the collision.

It was determined that a vehicle traveling south on First Street failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of First Street and Hancock Street and T-boned a vehicle that was traveling east on Hancock Street. The impact caused extensive damage to both vehicles. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by local two companies.

The operator of one of the vehicles as well as a passenger in that same vehicle were both transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

A one year old child, who was a passenger in one of the involved vehicles, was transported by helicopter to a regional children’s hospital for medical treatment.

The operator of the at-fault vehicle was issued a traffic ticket for Failure to Stop for Stop Sign.

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Jolene Almendarez

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