Driver Very lucky, after morning accident in Claverack

National Grid crews work to repair the damage from a one vehicle accident this morning in Claverack.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office reports that a pickup left Route 66, just northeast of Fish and Game Road, rolled over and took out a utility pole.

West Ghent Fire and Greenport Rescue responded, just after 9.

Greenport Rescue brought the male driver to Columbia Memorial to be checked out, but said any injuries were minor.

The accident knocked out power to a good chunk of the area for several hours.

Pic below courtesy of West Ghent Fire Department, from the scene

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