6 people injured in Mobil Gas Station crash on Hutchinson River Parkway

Police say a diabetic emergency caused a 70-year-old driver to set off a chain reaction crash. (6/3/14)

HARRISON - Six people were injured today when two cars crashed and caught fire at a gas station on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

Police say that shortly after 11 a.m., a 70-year-old driver had a diabetic emergency after pulling into a Mobil gas station between exits 23N and 25 in Harrison.

Authorities say the 70-year-old driver slammed into another car while pulling into the station, knocking over a gas pump and starting a chain reaction of destruction.

Although two cars went up in flames, none of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.

The parkway was closed for a short while, but has since been reopened.

Police say the driver has no recollection of the accident.

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