MELLENVILLE — Police investigated a late-morning accident on Wednesday in Mellenville, Capt. Louis Bray of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday.
A 2017 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Brian Russell, 41, of Hillsdale, and a 2018 Honda driven by Ralph Underwood, 37, of Schenectady, collided on Route 217 at the intersection of Church Street, Bray said.
At about 11 a.m., Columbia County 911 sent Mellenville Fire Company and Greenport Rescue Squad to the scene after receiving reports of the crash.
The truck had front end damage and was towed from the scene. The car was damaged in the rear.
Paramedics from Greenport Rescue examined the drivers.
Route 217 was down to one lane of alternating traffic until the accident was cleared.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
Firefighters were back in service by 11:40 a.m.