Brookdale Ave. crash sends one to hospital

This collision at the intersection of Brookdale Ave. and Fourteenth St. W on Nov. 28, 2014 sent one woman to hospital. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

CORNWALL – A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Brookdale Avenue and Fourteenth Street West has sent one person to hospital.

The collision between a Chevrolet Cruze and a Ford F-150 pickup truck happened just after 5:30 p.m.

Two fire trucks and six firefighters were on the scene as well as three Cornwall police cruisers.

A woman in the car, the sole occupant, was taken to hospital by ambulance with undetermined injuries.

The other driver – the only person in the pickup – appeared to be unhurt.

Firefighters had to throw down absorbent to clean up fluids leaking from the vehicles.

Southbound traffic on Brookdale Avenue was forced off at Fourteenth Street while the northbound side was down to one lane for roughly 45 minutes.

The scene was cleared up and traffic was back to normal by 6:20 p.m.

A police investigation continues.

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