YORK – A Ford Escape hauling a small tractor overturned on Rte. 36 in Piffard Monday afternoon as the shaky trailer destabilized and ran the vehicle off the road.
According to first responders on scene, the male driver was uninjured and was out of the vehicle before emergency crews arrived.
The driver was headed north on Rte. 36 near Cowan Road and lost control shortly after 2:00 p.m. when the trailer began to sway, ran off the road, crashed into a ditch to the right, and overturned.
Traffic was closed on Rte. 36 as a tow truck removed the vehicles.
Firefighters with the York Fire Department responded to the scene alongside a Caledonia ambulance and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.