ITHACA, N.Y.—None of the occupants of the two cars involved in an ugly collision at the intersection of West Seneca Street and North Plain Street were seriously injured.

Around 2:30 p.m., police issued an alert that the area would be blocked off for at least one hour and that drivers should avoid the area. By 2:40 p.m., officers from the Ithaca Police Department and the Ithaca Fire Department were cleaning up the scene, though none of the vehicle occupants appeared to still be on the scene.

Police on the scene said that the injuries sustained by people in both cars were not major, and that more information would be released. It was unclear if the crash was subject to further investigation to issue tickets or charges.

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is the Managing Editor at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at