Ithaca man rolls vehicle on Route 89 in Covert

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on Wednesday at approximately 6:40 am, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one car personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 89 in the Town of Covert.

Sheriff’s Deputies state that the driver, Thomas Lee Harvard, age 66 of Ithaca, was operating a 2014 Jeep Patriot northbound on State Route 89 when he lost control of the vehicle on wet roadways and struck a ditch causing the vehicle to roll over.

Harvard was transported to Cayuga Medical Center with non life threatening injuries.

Harvard was issued traffic tickets for unsafe tire and failure to maintain lane. The vehicle was towed from the scene with heavy damage.

Trumansburg Fire and Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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