Tractor trailer hits state police car on Thruway
March 14, 2019 05:00 PM
KINGSTON - A tractor trailer crashed into two cars on the side of the Thruway in Kingston. One of them was a state police car.
Police say Trooper Thomas Hanigan was trying to help two people from Albany change a tire when it happened Wednesday afternoon.
The trooper and a passenger in the car, 46-year-old Juana Herrera, were treated and released at Kingston Hospital.
The driver of the car, 56-year-old Alejandro Espinosa, was able to jump out of harm's way.
The tractor trailer driver, 54-year-old Michael Audit of Quebec, was ticketed. He was not hurt.
This is why we need you to #MoveOver. It’s the law.— NewYorkStatePolice (@nyspolice) March 14, 2019
One of our members, along with the disabled vehicle he was assisting was struck by a tractor trailer on Wednesday.
The driver was ticketed and luckily only minor injuries were reported.
Photos: @NYSThruway pic.twitter.com/GyBQmnh62p
Updated: March 14, 2019 05:00 PM
Created: March 14, 2019 02:28 PM
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