MVA/ Vehicle Fire

PI Accident/Vehicle Fire

On 08/16/2021 at around 8:15 pm, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of 418 Thorne Rd for the single vehicle crash. Deputies say David VanHouten, 21, of Waterloo, NY was traveling southbound on Smith Rd and attempted to make a left turn onto Thorne Rd. VanHouten lost control of the vehicle and went into the ditch on the south side of the road. When deputies arrived on scene, the vehicle had caught on fire and was completely engulfed in flames. Junius Fire Department responded and was able to put the fire out. Also in the vehicle were Charles Damick, 17, and Tristen Greenfield, 19, both of Waterloo, NY. No injuries were reported. Deputies say the vehicle was a total loss and had to be towed away from the scene. VanHouten was issued UTT’s for Unreasonable Speed and Improper Turn.