Endicott Man Seriously Hurt in Limousine Crash
An Endicott man was injured when he was thrown from a limousine that struck a bus.
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Authorities in Oneida County said 25-year-old Daniel Sokol was driving the limo that hit the bus Saturday night in the Town of Verona.
According to state police, Sokol failed to yield the right of way as he attempted to turn onto Route 31 from Beacon Light Road.
The limousine crashed into the passenger side of the bus. The impact caused the bus to slide into the oncoming lane, striking a car driven by 22-year-old Marisa Holden of Mohawk.
Investigators say Holden was extricated from her car by emergency workers. She sustained serious head and internal injuries. A woman was was a passenger in Holden's vehicle also was hurt. Both women were taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica.
Police say Sokol sustained facial lacerations and abrasions, along with a pelvic injury, when he was ejected from the limo. He was being treated at University Hospital in Syracuse.
The investigation into the crash is continuing and police say charges are pending.
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