The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Route 96 and the intersection with DuBois Road in the Town of Ithaca. Deputies report that at about 9:05 AM on today's date a commercial vehicle traveling south on State Route 96 swerved to avoid a collision with a motor vehicle also traveling south on State Route 96 that was making a left turn onto DuBois Road. The commercial vehicle which was transporting an unknown quantity of asphalt left the roadway and entered a drainage ditch on the westside of the roadway where the vehicle overturned. The operator of the commercial vehicle sustained non tlife threatening injuries and was transported to the Cayuga Medical Center by Bangs Ambulance for medical treatment. State Route 96 between Dubois Road and the Cayuga Medical Center remains closed at this time. The New York State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, Department of Enviromental Conservation Police, Ithaca Fire Department, State Department of Transporation, Bang's Ambulance and Charlie's Towing Service are assisting at the scene.