Ellenburg Center man, others injured in accident

ALTONA - Five people were injured when a vehicle driven by Zachary P. Tourville, 17, Ellenburg Center, entered oncoming traffic March 4.

State police report Tourville was driving westbound on Military Turnpike when he lost control of the vehicle, overcorrected and entered the eastbound lane, hitting a vehicle driven by Kristie A. Cook, 24, Plattsburgh.

Tourville and two young passengers were transported to CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, where they were treated and later released. The names of Tourville's passengers were not released due to being under the age of 8.

Cook was admitted to the hospital and later released. Tyler Pombrio, 18, Altona, who was a passenger in Cook's vehicle, was also treated at the hospital and later released.

Tourville was ticketed for driving at an unreasonable and imprudent speed, and failure to keep right.

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