First responders rushed to the scene near a local airport after an SUV collided with a dump truck carrying gravel.

On Wednesday, first responders rushed to the scene of what's described as a horrific crash in Orange County, New York.

Rockland Video was on the scene and tells Hudson Valley Post the accident was "horrific."

Dump Truck Crashes Into SUV In Orange County, New York

Rockland Video
Rockland Video

A truck loaded with gravel crashed into an SUV just before noon on Wednesday, Dec. 22, on Route 2011 in Montgomery.

The crash happened right outside the Orange County Airport.


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SUV and Dump Truck Collided Near Orange County Airport In Montgomery, New York

Rockland Video
Rockland Video

The dump truck flipped onto its side and erupted into flames after hitting the SUV, witnesses told Rockland Video at the scene.

The SUV slammed into a guardrail across Route 211 after the collision.

Miracle Truck Driver Not Seriously Injured


Rockland Video tells Hudson Valley Post that police officers were amazed the truck driver escaped being seriously injured.

Rockland Video
Rockland Video

The truck driver's condition was not released. Also, there's no word on the condition of the people inside the SUV, as of Thursday morning.

The crash of crash remains under investigation by the Town of Montgomery Police Department.

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