Serious one-vehicle accident in Scriba

OSWEGO, NY —  On Oct. 16, 2020, at around 1:52 p.m., members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Silk Road in the town of Scriba.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that only one vehicle, a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado, was involved.  The vehicle was traveling northbound when it left the west side of the roadway and ultimately struck a tree.

The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle was identified as Samuel Vaughn, 22, of Oswego, NY.

Mr. Vaughn was transported from the scene to Upstate University Hospital with life threatening injuries and is currently in critical condition.

The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were assisted on scene by Scriba Volunteer Fire Department, New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Minetto Volunteer Fire Department and Menter Ambulance.

The accident is still under investigation.


Oswego County Sheriff’s Office news release