SYRACUSE -- Syracuse Police and fire personnel responded to the Onondaga Hill area Tuesday after a logging truck ran out of control and damaged vehicles and a home in its path.
According to police and witnesses at the scene, around 4:15 p.m. a Native American Tree Landscape truck was driving down West Seneca Turnpike when it apparently lost its brakes while headed down the hill. Firefighters say the truck struck six vehicles along the 600 block before crashing into an Empire Transportation van at 603 West Seneca. The rear of the van was crushed, and the van itself was pushed into the front of a nearby house.
Police say three people were taken to area hospitals with what are being called non-life threatening injuries.
As a result of the crash, West Seneca Turnpike is closed to traffic between Broad Road and Valley Drive while emergency personnel work at the scene.