Clay Man charged with impaired driving after Syracuse rollover


A man is recovering and facing charges after an accident this week.

New York State Police have been called to the scene of a rollover accident on State Route 481 in the village of North Syracuse. The incident occurred on Wednesday February 16, 2022 around 8:46 p.m.

In a written statement, the NYSP says Anthony J. Fiorini, 59, of Clay, New York, was driving a 2010 Nissan pickup truck westbound on Route 481 when he appears to have lost control of the vehicle.” and left the south shoulder of the roadway and struck a guide rail.The vehicle then took off and came to rest on its roof.

Rescuers had to extract Fiorini from the vehicle. He was then taken to Upstate University Hospital where he was treated for injuries that police said were not life-threatening.

Fioirini was later arrested for allegedly making a dangerous lane change and driving while intoxicated.

He was given an appearance ticket and is due to answer the charges in Cicero City Court at 4:00 p.m. on March 22, 2022.

No other injuries were reported in the accident and no other vehicles appear to have been involved. Any witness with information that could be helpful to the investigation is asked to call the New York State Police.

[AUTHOR’S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  All arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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