ITHACA, N.Y. — Two people have been injured in a Saturday afternoon crash on Route 13 in Ithaca, involving a vehicle that struck two pedestrians.

Emergency responders, including the Ithaca Fire Department, were called to the scene at 12:08 p.m. near the intersection of Route 13 and Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway.

A Tompkins County 911 dispatcher said two people were transported from the scene — one person in a LifeNet helicopter and the other in a Bangs Ambulance.

The Ithaca Police Department said in a statement, “The vehicle was occupied by one person. It was determined that the two pedestrians were crossing Meadow street from East to West when they were stuck by a vehicle that was traveling South on Meadow Street.”

Police are asking for anyone who saw the crash, who has not already spoken to officers, to contact IPD at:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245

Police Administration: 607-272-9973

Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333

Email Tip Address: http://www.cityofithaca.org/FormCenter/Ithaca-Police-Department-5/Ithaca-Police-Department-Tipline-47

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This is a developing story. 

ITHACA, N.Y. — A helicopter was called to respond to a crash Saturday afternoon on Route 13 in Ithaca.

The crash happened after noon near the intersection of Route 13 and Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway.

Officials are currently unavailable for comment but a medical helicopter seems to be transporting at least one person to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

Traffic along Route 13 still appears to be congested as of 1:15 p.m.

This is a developing story. 

Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at jalmendarez@ithacavoice.com; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.