Local

Elderly woman struck by vehicle on Ithaca’s West End

An elderly woman was flown to Robert Packer Hospital Friday after being struck by a vehicle.

The accident happened at approximately 12:15 p.m. on West Buffalo Street in the city of Ithaca near the split with Route 89 and Route 96.

The Ithaca Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance responded to the scene Friday. Ithaca Fire Lt. Tom Basher says the woman was semi-conscious before she was airlifted.

There is no word yet on her condition.

More Local Headlines

1 hour ago in Health Report, Local

Cornell students invent smart scale that can measure blood pressure, cholesterol

Fresh
obesity

A new smart scale invented by two students at Cornell University measures a lot more than your weight.

1 hour ago in Local

Sales tax revenues decline sharply in Tompkins County

Fresh
commons

Counties across New York State are dealing with sharp declines in sales tax revenues after a long winter.

1 hour ago in Local

Ithaca officials set to rename courthouse in honor of outgoing judge

Fresh
gavel2

A longtime judge in the Ithaca city court system is set to retire in June, and city officials want to honor her legacy.

Saturday in Local

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

health

A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

Saturday in Local

Ithaca man arrested for driving drunk, fleeing scene of an accident

crime

State police arrested an Ithaca man on a DWI charge Thursday after they say he crashed his car and fled the scene of an accident.