Driver injured after truck travels down 70-ft ravine

COLDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man was injured after losing control of his pickup truck on a curve and going down a 70-foot ravine into Cazenovia Creek.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office was called to Rt. 240 in the Town of Colden around 4:45 p.m. on Thursday. Deputies say 49-year-old David Arcara went off the road and down a ravine, landing in the creek bed.

He was flown to ECMC by Mercy Flight, where he is listed in stable condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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