- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) - State police a trooper has suffered minor injuries in a crash at an intersection in central New York.

Officials say Trooper Eric Parsons was driving his patrol car on Route 29 around 1 p.m. Monday when he failed to stop at a stop sign in the Oswego County town of Scriba (SKREYE’-buh) and was hit by another vehicle.

Troopers say both vehicles went off the road and came to a rest in an open field.

Parsons, a 28-year veteran of the state police, was taken to a Syracuse hospital for treatment of minor facial injuries and lower back pain.

Troopers say the other vehicle was driven by a 48-year-old woman from Redwood in neighboring Jefferson County. She was treated for hip and chest pain.

Police say their investigation is continuing.

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