Charges pending in Oneida crash

Published Sep 7, 2018 at 4:00pm

ONEIDA — Charges are pending in a crash Tuesday involving a driver who struck a utility pole on Fairview Avenue.

Oneida Police said Nathan R. Lombardi, 19, of 1029 Westwood Trail, was westbound on Fairview when he went off the north side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. The vehicle then caught on fire.

Lombardi was airlifted from the scene with internal injuries not considered to be life threatening, police said. Tickets are pending the outcome of the investigation.

Oneida Police and Fire departments were assisted by state police, Vineall Ambulance, Greater Lenox Ambulance Service and Mercy Flight.