Press Release - PI MVA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on Friday October 14, 2016 at approximately 9:50am Matthew L. Applegate age 31 of 9007 104th St. Richmond Hill NY was traveling West bound on St.Rt. 96A in the Village of Ovid.
Deputies report that Applegate was Struck by another motor vehicle operated by George N. Wiggins age 64 of 9367 CO RD 137 Lodi NY. Deputies say that Wiggins was eastbound and had stopped in the oncoming lane and was waiting to make a left turn into a local business. Wiggins then attempted to turn and struck Applegate.
Ovid Fire and South Seneca EMS responded to the scene and assisted at the scene. Applegate was uninjured and Wiggin's was treated at the scene and transported to Cayuga Medical Center by South Seneca Ambulance for head and neck pain.
Wiggin’s was issued a UTT for Failure to Yield Right of way and is due in the Village of Ovid Court on a later date.