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April 12, 2014 - 3:03pm

Car wreck with injuries on eastbound Thruway

posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 387.6. Town of Batavia fire is responding along with two Mercy ambulances. A crew from Oakfield is requested to fill in at Town of Batavia's fire hall.

UPDATE 3:09 p.m.: A Mercy Flight helicopter is called and will land on a field at Genesee Community College adjacent to the Thruway.

UPDATE 3:15 p.m.: Mercy Flight has a five-minute ETA.

UPDATE 3:32 p.m.: Mercy Flight is transporting a patient to Strong Memorial Hospital.

UPDATE: Photo submitted by a reader.

Margaret Hayes
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I just passed the accident site where the thruway is very close to Prole Rd Ext. (where the tow truck entrance is). There is a red car on a trailer bed, the front end is badly damaged. There is what looks like a large construction vehicle on its side. I saw at least 2 fire engines on site.

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Thank you Margaret for the firsthand info.

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