WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - One man was hospitalized on Thursday afternoon, after he lost control of his tractor-trailer on I-684 and wound up crashing nearly 20 feet off the roadway.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, first responders were dispatched to northbound lanes on I-684 in Armonk, where the driver was pinned in his truck, which had come to a skittering stop in the nearby woods, causing a large diesel fuel spill.
The driver was ultimately able to get out of his vehicle and was transported to the Westchester Medical Center as a precaution. Officials have not released his condition since the crash, though his injuries are non-life threatening.
Officials confirmed that the Department of Environmental Protection had been called to help clean up the diesel spill. The extent of the damage remains unclear. Crews from the Armonk Fire Department has since removed the tractor-trailer from the woods.
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