(UPDATE 4 p.m. — Story updated with additional information from the Ithaca Police Department)
ITHACA, N.Y. — The driver of the car that flipped over in a collision Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of West Seneca and North Fulton streets was ticketed for failing to stop at a red light, according to police.
A two-car crash occurred around 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. The roads were briefly closed, but as of 2:37 p.m., all roads have reopened.
A Chevy Impala and Subaru Forester were involved in the crash. The Subaru flipped over and the Chevy Impala sustained heavy front-end damage. The driver of the Subaru and a passenger in the Chevy was transported to a local hospital.
According to an initial investigation from the Ithaca Police Department, the driver of the Subaru failed to stop at the red light while traveling south on Fulton Street. The Subaru was then struck in the door by the Chevy Impala that was headed west on Seneca Street, police said. After being struck, the Subaru rolled over and blocked all southbound lanes. Police said the Chevy became locked in park and was in the path of a train, which was held up south of State Street.
The driver of the Subaru received a ticket for failing to stop at a steady red light, police said.
The Ithaca Police Department, Ithaca Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance responded to the crash.
Photos and additional reporting by Ithaca Voice Reporter Devon Magliozzi.