New York State Police are investigating a 7 vehicle crash in Somers that happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Routes 35 and 100.
A preliminary investigation revealed a box truck driven by 26-year old Dondre Birch, of the Bronx, was headed west on Route 35 when it crossed the center line and struck another vehicle. That car hit a third vehicle. Debris struck another two vehicles. The box truck continued west, hitting vehicle six, causing it to strike vehicle seven, which was parked on the side of Route 35.
The box truck then flipped.
The operator of vehicle two, 54-year old Ted Dimond of New York, New York, was transported to Westchester Medical Center in critical condition. Birch was also transported to Westchester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. No other serious injuries were reported.
The cause of the initial crash is under investigation.