AUBURN — A pair of accidents that both took place around 11 a.m. Tuesday kept Auburn first responders busy.

One of the crashes closed a portion of Columbus Street in Auburn Tuesday morning.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Columbus Street and Lafayette Place. According to the Auburn Police Department, one of the drivers failed to yield the right-of-way as they were making a left-hand turn onto Columbus Street, striking the other car. 

One driver reported minor injuries. Police did not know if the driver was taken to the hospital. 

The other crash involved two cars in front of Pettigrass Funeral Home, located at 196 Genesee St. The street was not closed while the accident was cleared. Police did not say how the accident occurred or if either driver was injured. 

Staff writer Natalie Brophy can be reached at (315)282-2239 or natalie.brophy@lee.net. Follow her on Twitter @brophy_natalie. 

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