Tractor-trailer overturns on Rt. 5 in Aurelius, causes temporary closure

State DOT officials say State Route 5&20 between Seneca Falls and Auburn was shut down for several hours on Wednesday.

Around 3:55 am both directions of the roadway were shut down in the area of Cayuga Road due to an overturned tractor.

It was reopened later in the morning. Cayuga County 911 reports that the call came in around 2:30 am with the Sheriff’s Office, Auburn Hazmat and Aurelius, Montezuma, and Cayuga fire departments were on-scene.

The driver was taken to Auburn Community Hospital, according to local reports.


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