New York State Police are investigating a head-on crash on Route 434 in the Town of Owego that has sent four people to the hospital, three with serious injuries.

Photo: Bob Joseph/ WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/ WNBF News (file)

Troopers say an 18-year-old driver from Owego was traveling west at around 6:30 p.m. October 27 near the on-ramp to State Route 17 east in the Town of Owego when an east-bound vehicle driven by a 54-year-old Endicott man making a left-turn to the on-ramp failed to yield and traveled into the path of her vehicle.

The teen was taken to Robert Packer Hospital with minor injuries. A 73-year old Athens woman riding in the westbound vehicle was taken to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre and was listed in serious condition.  A 42-year-old Owego man and a 55-year-old Owego woman, also riding in the vehicle driven by the teen were both taken to Wilson Hospital in Johnson City and were both listed in critical condition.

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The driver of the eastbound vehicle was evaluated at the scene and did not go to the hospital.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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