Binghamton Car Crash Goes Viral
A dash camera records video of a 10-vehicle pileup on Route 17 in the City of Binghamton.
A scary video of a massive car accident involving at least ten vehicles goes viral. We believe the location of the crash was just before Kamikaze Curve on Route 17 in Binghamton. The pileup stretched more than a quarter mile with many injuries, some serious
Mayor Rich David writes on Facebook: "Dramatic dash camera video of last week's 10-vehicle pileup on Route 17 in the City of Binghamton. It captures the chilling first moments of the crash and the actions of bystanders who pulled a woman from a burning vehicle. In a time of crisis, these brave individuals navigated through flames and broken glass to save a stranger's life. The woman suffered only minor cuts and bruises. Miraculously, the crash resulted in no fatalities. We're still attempting to identify those seen on video so they can be recognized for their efforts. On behalf of our entire community, I commend these unsung heroes as well as our local police, fire, and EMS first responders. Binghamton is safer because of you."
In the video, you'll see a car in flames, and TWC News reports: Drivers, including a retired Binghamton police officer, pulled a female victim from a vehicle before it was engulfed in flames. Additionally, Binghamton firefighters assisted in removing a victim trapped in a vehicle...There's no word on what caused the crash. The investigation is ongoing.