GHENT — A woman was taken to Albany Medical Center on Monday following a two-car accident in Ghent, said Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K.

The 20-year-old woman, who has not been identified, is from Chatham, police said. Her injuries were not life-threatening.

The other driver, Randy Vanalstyne, 19, also of Chatham, was not injured, Hicks said.

At about 5:53 p.m., Vanalstyne, driving a 2005 Chevy Silverado south on Route 66 in the area of Maple Avenue, attempted to make a left hand turn and collided with a 2013 Honda Accord driven north by the unidentified woman.

Columbia County 911 sent Ghent Fire Company and Chatham Rescue Squad to the scene.

Route 66 was down to one lane of travel controlled by fire police in the area of the accident.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

State Police investigated.

All firefighters were back in service at 6:44 p.m.

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