May 24, 2024
Albany, NY

*UPDATE* State Police Investigating Tractor-Trailer Roll-over Crash on I-87 in Albany

*UPDATE* State Police Investigating Tractor-Trailer Roll-over Crash on I-87 in Albany

*UPDATE* May 24, 2024

On May 23, 2024, at about 8:00 a.m. Troopers responded to the report of a commercial vehicle rollover crash with serious injuries on I-87 in Albany, NY. The investigation determined that a tractor-trailer traveling northbound struck the concrete barrier separating northbound from southbound traffic. The collision caused the tractor-trailer to overturn onto a northbound passenger vehicle. The driver of the tractor-trailer and a passenger of the other vehicle were transported to Albany Medical Center. A passenger in the tractor-trailer Sabrina D. Bermudez, 50 of Ludlow, MA and the driver of the other vehicle Paul Keiley, 64 of Rockville Centre, NY succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

The vehicle passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries and has since been discharged. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered serious injuries and remains in stable but critical condition at the hospital.

I-87 northbound was closed between exits 23 and 24 for approximately 8 hours for collision reconstruction and has been reopened. The investigation is ongoing. 

Noted correction: Sabrina Bermudez's township was previously published as "Lunlow, MA" and has been corrected to "Ludlow, MA"

Thruway Roll-over crash in Albany

Original Posting May 23, 2024

State Police Troop T (Thruway) are investigating a serious injury tractor-trailer crash involving a passenger vehicle on I-87 NYS Thruway at mpm 142.7 in the city of Albany.

The crash occurred around 8 a.m., and all northbound lanes at Exit 23 are closed until further notice. I-87 southbound has one lane closed as the State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the crash.  Motorists should avoid the Exit 23 area and consider taking an alternative route.

State Police is requesting to talk with anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Troop G Communications at (518) 457-6811.

More information will be released as it becomes available.