Minor injuries in Route 96 collision, says Trumansburg Fire Dept.

Trumansburg Fire Department tells us there were only minor injuries resulting from a Jeep colliding with a utility pole on Route 96 between Ithaca and Trumansburg on Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred at about 4:15pm, near Renovus Solar between Iradell and Krums Corners Roads, knocking down lines and slowing traffic on Route 96 as police, fire, rescue, and utility company crews responded to the scene.

According to Dan Scherer with Trumansburg Fire Department, both travel lanes were cleared within about an hour, but drivers might face further delays as NYSEG crews continue to work at the scene.

Scherer says a cause of the collision was not yet known.

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