Oneida County Sheriff's deputies say a 2-car accident on State Route 8 has seriously injured both drivers.

Deputies say at about 11:35 Monday morning, 20-year-old Petr Tkach of Whitesboro was driving southbound on Route 8 when he crossed into the northbound lane and struck a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Jason Tanner of Rome. Both Tkach and Tanner were taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for serious injuries. Tkach was also cited. New York State Police, along with Cassville and Bridgewater Fire Departments were on scene to assist. The accident remains under investigation.