Potsdam man injured in rollover accident on CR 59
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:43 am

Photo submitted by Donald Gonyea.

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man suffered head and neck injuries following a car crash Wednesday afternoon on County Route 59, according to state police.

Leon A. Martin Jr., 72, was the driver, police said.

Martin was driving north on the CR 59, also known as the Back Hannawa Road, when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane, exited the roadway and struck an embankment which caused it to overturn, officers said.

He was transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital for his injuries, officers said.

The crash remains under investigation.