A driver was airlifted to the hospital Friday night, after an SUV crashed head-on into a tree.
The crash happened on Route 82 in the Town of Ancram in Columbia County.
The Columbia County sheriff says the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. He was airlifted to Albany Medical Center.
To make the situation worse, a responding firefighter’s truck caught fire on his way to the scene. He was able to get out safely.