Bad accident closes Route 66

A 2 car accident closed Route 66 in Ghent this afternoon. Columbia County 9 1 1 was alerted by On-star, that the accident was in the area of Old Red Barn Road, just before 4pm.

We're told, one of the drivers was in bad shape, a lifenet helicopter was requested.

Firefighters from Ghent were assisted by Chatham and West Ghent for traffic control.

Ambulances from Chatham and Greenport responded.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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