UPDATE: State Police now say that the injured driver is age 75, not age 41.
AVON – A car collided with a box truck on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road) on Wednesday.
According to first responders on scene, the driver of the sedan, a 75-year-old female, sustained critical injuries when the vehicles collided at about 3 p.m.
Two passengers in the box truck were not injured.
Firefighters had to free the driver of the sedan.
NYS Police said that the driver of the sedan was traveling east on Lakeville Road and attempted a left hand turn onto Bruckel Drive, directly into the path of a westbound box truck.
The truck slid partially off the northbound lane of Lakeville Road during the accident.
New York State Police are investigating the collision with the assistance of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.
Traffic is currently closed on Lakeville Road between the Mobil gas station and Fastenal. State Police said that the road will be closed for several hours.
Firefighters with the East Avon Fire Department responded to the scene alongside the Lima Fire Department. Ambulance crews at the scene included Livonia EMS.