Line of Duty Funeral May Cause Traffic Disruptions Friday

(Binghamton, NY)   Broome County Emergency Services is advising motorists to avoid State Route 79 between Route 11 and Route 38, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM, tomorrow, Friday, October 8th. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes because of expected lengthy traffic disruptions and delays. The traffic interruptions will be due to the movement of multiple emergency vehicles prior to and during what is expected to be a large line of duty funeral procession.

The line of duty funeral is for Karen Hand, AEMT-CC, who died this week in the process of transporting a patient while working in her capacity for Broome Volunteer Emergency Squad.


10/07/2010 - 3:29pm