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Crash sends vehicle into barn in Greenport

Melanie Lekocevic/Columbia-Greene Media A vehicle crashed through a barn near the corner of Mt. Merino Road and Route 9G on Tuesday at about 3:30 p.m.
August 12, 2019 04:07 pm

GREENPORT — Traffic was delayed on the Rip Van Winkle bridge approach for a time Monday after a vehicle crashed into a barn on Route 9G near the corner of Mt. Merino Road on Monday afternoon.

Police said the driver, whose name has not been disclosed, may have fallen asleep at the wheel before crashing into the building at about 3:30 p.m., just before the start of rush hour.

It is unclear if there were any injuries as a result of the crash.

Greenport police, fire and rescue squad all responded to the scene.

Check back for more on this developing story.