Pedestrian hit on Thruway in New Baltimore, lanes reopen


NEW BALTIMORE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Several lanes of the Thruway were closed Wednesday evening after a crash in the town of New Baltimore.

The crash took place around 6 p.m. in the northbound lanes between Exit 21 and Exit 21B. According to New York State Police, 47-year-old Mei Chen, of Brooklyn became disabled in the passing lane when she got out of her car and was hit by a second vehicle. The second vehicle had moved to the shoulder to avoid the broken down car.

Police say Chen was taken to Albany Medical Center and treated for minor injuries. The driver of the second vehicle, Donald J. Marinucci, 72, of New Market, Virgina, was not injured.

All lanes were temporarily closed, but all lanes reopened shortly after 9 p.m.

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