Brooktondale, N.Y. — Emergency personnel have been called to a one-car accident on Route 79 near Landon Road early Monday evening, according to the Tompkins County 911 Dispatch Center.

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The crash sounded serious.

The Brooktondale Fire Department, Slaterville Ambulance and Ithaca Fire Department were called to assist with extrication required by the 6:50 p.m. accident, dispatchers said.

Dispatchers said there would likely be limited traffic in the area — about 15 minutes southeast of Ithaca. They did not know the extent of any injuries.

Emergency radio reports indicate that a helicopter has been called.

We’ll let you know when we have updates.

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.