Troopers investigate accident that severely injured driver

Published Feb 8, 2018 at 4:00pm

WHITESTOWN — State Police at Marcy continue to investigate an accident that involved a tractor trailer on the State Thruway Wednesday night that severely injured an Onondaga County man.

Troopers said Jeffrey F. Ross, 64, of Cleveland, Ohio, was driving the rig westbound near Exit 32 when he struck a 2006 Dodge Ram truck driven by Brett A. Sullivan, 34, of Brewerton, at 11:08 p.m. The pickup was disabled and located in the driving lane at the time.

Sullivan suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was airlifted to SUNY Upstate Hospital in Syracuse. He was listed in serious condition today, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Ross was also taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries, troopers said.