MASSENA - Two women, the driver of a 2011 Subaru SUV and a passenger in her vehicle were taken to Massena Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon following an automobile accident on state Route 420 at West Hatfield Street.
Kimberly Foote, 30, of 212 King St., Rensselaer Falls, and Gloria Sherman, 70, of 2490 state Route 310, Madrid, were injured when a 2007 Chevrolet sedan driven by Ivon R. Fahnestock, 38, of 91 Lamay Road, North Bangor ,pulled into their lane of traffic.
Police said that Fahnestock was southbound on state Route 420 at 12:43 p.m. when he ran a red light and struck the SUV driven by Ms. Foote. Ms. Foote was turning off of East Hatfield Street onto state Route 420 when the accident occurred. Fahnestock was ticketed for a red light violation.
Both Ms. Foote and Ms. Sherman were taken by the Massena Volunteer Rescue Squad to Massena Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not believed to be serious.