Truck Nearly Hits House In East Meredith

Investigators say a medical emergency may have been the cause of an accident in East Meredith on Tuesday that resulted in a vehicle nearly hitting the side of a home.

According to police Eugene Olsen was northwest on county Highway10 near the Hanford Mills Museum when he left the road eventually striking a tree near the side of the home.

Authorities say Olsen had complained of chest pains and was taken to A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta where he was treated and released.