Car in ditch, power line down at Brown and Wilkinson roads
A car is reportedly in a ditch at Brown and Wilkinson roads, unknown injuries, and a power line was taken down as a result. Emergency responders are told to proceed with caution. East Pembroke Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.
UPDATE 8:29 p.m.: The caller states the vehicle has one occupant. The high-tension wires are across the roadway and it is "completely blocked." A train close to or crossing Wilkinson Road is stopped. The driver has head injuries and Mercy Flight and a landing zone set-up are requested. But Mercy Flight says there's no Batavia bird available; checking on Buffalo now.
UPDATE 8:36 p.m.: The driver has serious injuries. A brother is on scene. National Grid is notified.
UPDATE 8:43 p.m.: A Mercy Flight helicopter is expected to arrive from Canandaigua in about five minutes.
UPDATE 8:46 p.m.: The helicopter is expected any second now. It will land north of Brown Road, on the east side of that road. Fire police are on scene also.
UPDATE 8:49 p.m.: National Grid is on scene.
UPDATE 9:04 p.m.: The patient is described as a
52 41-year-old male who was thrown from the vehicle and has symptons consistent with a serious head injury.
UPDATE 9:28 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne and headed to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Wilkinson and Brown Road
Are we sure on the age?? I'm hearing it was a friend of mine..but he's 40-42.
I heard the same thing Sam.