Tractor Trailer Accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on 5/20/22 at 10:19 am, Deputies responded to Route 96 in the area of Bromka Road in the Town of Romulus for a single tractor trailer accident. Deputies report the tractor trailer, operated by Tauvis Travis, age 33 of Alabama, was northbound on Route 96 when the trailer portion had an equipment malfunction. The rear axle detached from the trailer causing the the tractor trailer to overturn into the east side ditch of Route 96 and ultimately come to rest on its passenger side. Tauvis was safely extracted from the tractor trailer and reported no injuries from the crash. He was checked over by North Seneca Ambulance and refused further medical attention. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the New York State Police, Ovid Fire Department, Romulus Fire Department, and North Seneca Ambulance. A portion of Route 96 from Bromka Road to Yerkes Road was shut down for several hours while Route 89 Auto removed the tractor trailer from the ditch.