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Elmira, NY - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Elmira, New York - The Queen City, established in 1808

Elmira is the county seat of Chemung County. It is the principal city of the Elmira, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 29,200 at the 2010 census. 

The City of Elmira is located in the south-central part of the county, surrounded on three sides by the Town of Elmira. It is in the Southern Tier of New York a short distance north of the Pennsylvania state line.

Major Roadways in the Elmira area

Interstate 86 is an Interstate Highway that extends for 207 miles through northwestern Pennsylvania and southern New York. 

New York State Route 13 is a state highway that runs mainly north–south for 152.30 miles between NY 14 in Horseheads and NY 3 west of Pulaski in Central New York.

New York State Route 14 is a state highway located in western New York. Along with NY 19, it is one of two routes to transect the state in a north–south fashion between the Pennsylvania border and Lake Ontario.

New York State Route 17 is an east-west state highway that extends for 397 miles through the Southern Tier and Downstate regions of New York. It begins at the Pennsylvania state line in Mina and follows the Southern Tier Expressway and Quickway east through Corning and Binghamton to Woodbury, where it turns south to follow the Orange Turnpike to the New Jersey state line near Suffern, where it connects to that state's Route 17. 

Other Transportation in Elmira

The Chemung County Transit System operates regularly scheduled fixed route service within the City of Elmira and Village of Horseheads. Another route links Elmira with Corning Community College, also linking passengers with the Steuben County Transit System  and Corning Erwin Area Transit System.

Major Hospitals and Medical Centers in Elmira

If you are searching for someone who was injured in an accident in Elmira, there is a good chance they were taken to one of the following locations for medical treatment:

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Elmira truck accidents.

Where to find legal assistance after an Elmira injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a New York injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is injured or killed in a collision, a New York accident lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery.

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State: 
New York

Accident reports by county

Most recent accident reports

Charles Wheeler, 45, of Elmira, was the driver who lost control of his vehicle on Federal Road while passing a dump truck in a no-passing zone
Date: 
Friday, March 27, 2015
Roadway: 
Federal Road
City: 
Erin, NY