According to Oneida County Sheriff, Robert Maciol, on August 20, 2022, at about 1132 AM, Deputies responded to Camroden Rd in the Town of Floyd for a reported two car personal injury motor vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, Deputies determined that Richard Hayes (76) of Fort Meyers, FL was operating a white 2006 Chevrolet SUV northbound on Camroden Rd and was attempting to pass a vehicle utilizing the southbound lane of the roadway. Due to unsafe passing, Hayes’ vehicle struck a blue 2022 Ram “Amazon” delivery van operated by David Hollenbeck (35) of New Hartford, NY who was also traveling northbound on Camroden Rd and was attempting to make a left-hand turn into a driveway for a delivery. Hayes’ vehicle struck the front driver side of Hollenbeck’s vehicle with the front passenger side of his vehicle causing damage to both.

Hollenbeck was transported to St Elizabeth Hospital for neck, back, and shoulder pain. Hayes was issued a citation for Interfering with Safe Operation (VTL 1124) returnable to Floyd Town Court at a later date.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Floyd Fire Department, AmCare Ambulance, and the New York State Police