- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Police say an Albany woman was hospitalized with severe injuries after her vehicle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer in upstate New York.

The Times Union of Albany reports (http://bit.ly/1UZt0S0 ) the crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Thursday when 47-year-old Anne Marie Rajczewski appeared to cross over into the westbound lane of state Route 196 in Hartford in Washington County and collided with the truck.

Firefighters had to extricate Rajczewski from her vehicle at the scene. She was transported by ambulance to a medical helicopter and was flown to Albany Medical Center with chest, face and internal injuries.

The tractor-trailer driver, 57-year-old Jeffrey Kulas, was taken to Glens Falls Hospital with a minor back injury.

The crash left debris strewn along the road, including the engine from Rajczewski’s sedan and an axle from the tractor-trailer.

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Information from: Times Union, http://www.timesunion.com

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