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March 2, 2018 - 7:06am
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, accident, batavia, thruway.

A vehicle has reportedly hit a bridge abutment off the Thruway in the area of mile marker 390.

Unknown injuries.

Town of Batavia Fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

March 2, 2018 - 7:04am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A single-vehicle accident is reported on Ellicott Street Road just south of Route 20 with three minor head injuries reported.

Pavilion Fire and Alexander's ambulance dispatched.

February 26, 2018 - 4:57pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke, thruway.


There is an oil spill on the Thruway in the eastbound lane in the area of mile marker 404 because of a truck accident.

It's unclear if a truck was carrying oil or if the oil comes from the engine. 

Two trucks may have been involved and there is heavy damage. There's no word yet on how large of an oil spill.

Pembroke fire and Indian Falls fire dispatched.

UPDATE 5 p.m.: There is oil leaking from "the last two tractor-trailers involved," a chief reports.

UPDATE 5:03 p.m.: The spill is 50 to 60 feet from a waterway. Department of Environmental Conservation being notified.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: Reader-submitted photos added. Apparently, only one truck involved. It was carrying 44,000 pounds of flour for a pizza shop.



February 26, 2018 - 8:29am
posted by Howard B. Owens in east pembroke, batavia, news, accident.

A vehicle reportedly struck a tree and rolled over in the area of 1677 Main Road, East Pembroke.

There is heavy damage to the vehicle, according to a first responder, but the occupant is reported out and walking around.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS responding.

February 25, 2018 - 12:21pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in pembroke, news, accident.

A one-car accident is reported in the area of 246 Main Road, Pembroke. 

The vehicle is in a ditch and is smoking.

Unknown injuries.

Pembroke fire and Indian Falls fire along with Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 12:22 p.m.: Subjects are out of the vehicle. The vehicle is no longer smoking.

February 24, 2018 - 11:00pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Darien.

A vehicle has reportedly gone off the road and is in the water at Chick Road and Attica Road, Darien.

Darien fire and Darien ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE 11:15 p.m.: The vehicle was unoccupied.

UPDATE 12:30 p.m., Sunday: There was a search of the area last night and this morning. The operator was eventually located, safe.

February 18, 2018 - 12:08am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen.

A car has reportedly hit a tree in the area of mile marker 3.1 on Route 490 in the eastbound lane and two people have complaints of pain.

Bergen fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 12:17 a.m.: Three people involved. One is a sign-off. The other two have possible minor injuries. All responders can come in non-emergency.

February 17, 2018 - 2:14am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Darien.


A motor-vehicle accident is reported in the area of 1964 Broadway, Darien.

There are wires down with reports of power outages in the area.

A semi-truck and possibly a pickup truck are involved.

Unknown injuries.

A first responder on scene says the pole is sheared off and traffic lights are down.

Traffic is being shut down.

UPDATE 2:15 a.m.: It's a single pickup accident. The tractor-trailer clipped the lines as it was coming through, according to a law enforcement officer on scene.

UPDATE 2:20 a.m.: A fire hydrant was also sheared off. An area stone quarry delivering crushed rock needs to be notified that its trucks will need to find an alternate route for the time being due to the train derailment in Attica.

UPDATE 2:27 a.m.: DOT being notified that Route 20 will be closed for a few hours.

UPDATE 2:46 a.m.: There's a broken pole on Route 238 with a transformer on it. National Grid reports fewer than five customers affected by the power outage.

UPDATE 3 a.m.: Darien ambulance is transporting a patient to UMMC ECMC.

UPDATE 8:42 a.m.: Fire services went back in service about 6 a.m. Route 20 remains closed. Roadblocks now covered by deputies.

UPDATE 8:52 a.m.: Route 20 is reopened.

UPDATE: Carter S. Dale, of Attica, has been identified by the Sheriff's Office as the driver of the pickup truck. He has been charged with DWI, moving from lane unsafely and not wearing a seatbelt. According to the Sheriff's Office, Carter was driving a Ford F-250 that went off the north shoulder of the roadway and struck a utility pole, street light pole, and a street sign, before coming to rest. A tractor-trailer traveling through the area at the time snagged low-hanging wires. The accident was investigated by Deputy Ryan Young, Sgt. John Baiocco, and Deputy Jeremy McClellan. Assisting with the scene were Darien fire and Alexander fire, the State Police, National Grid, Monroe County Water Authority, DOT and gas and cable companies. 

Reader submitted photo.

February 14, 2018 - 7:03am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Stafford.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of 6344 Main Road, Stafford.

Stafford fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

February 13, 2018 - 4:37pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Bethany.


A manure truck was involved in an accident in the area of 5050 Cacner Road, Bethany, this afternoon.

A utility pole was damaged but there were no injuries.

The road remains closed at this time.

Photographs by Glenn Adams.



February 10, 2018 - 6:18am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Bethany.

A tractor-trailer is reportedly on its side in the area of 5437 Broadway, Bethany.

Wires are down. Fluids are leaking.

The driver is reported trapped in the cab but uninjured.

Bethany fire responding.

Pavilion and Alexander requested to shut down eastbound and westbound Route 20.

February 7, 2018 - 2:41pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, byron.

An accident has knocked down a utility pole on Cockram Road, Byron, west of Byron-Holley Road.

The pole is completely blocking the road.

No injuries are reported.

Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding.

February 7, 2018 - 8:59am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia, thruway.

A car has reportedly gone of the roadway and into the woods in the area of mile marker 393.0 in the eastbound lane of the Thruway. 

Unknown injuries. 

The location is in the area of Kelsey Road. 

Town of Batavia Fire and Mercy EMS dispatched. 

UPDATE 9:07 a.m.: No injuries. No damage to vehicle. Town assignment back in service. 

February 5, 2018 - 12:03pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, alexander.

A motor-vehicle accident with possible serious injuries is reported in the area of 11128 Alexander Road, Alexander.

The location is near Stroh Road.

Mercy Flight out of Buffalo is being put on in-air standby.

Alexander fire and ambulance and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 12:03 p.m.: One patient, leg and back injury. The other driver out of vehicle and walking. Road is completely blocked.

UPDATE 12:10 p.m.: Injuries not believed to be serious. Mercy Flight can stand down.

UPDATE 12:31 p.m.: Alexander 10 is transporting one patient to UMMC.

UPDATE 1:15 p.m.: The patient is an 18-year-old female driver who was seat-belted and complained of left and right leg shin pain and back pain.

February 3, 2018 - 9:54am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.


A motor-vehicle accident is reported at Main and Bank streets, Batavia, believed to be with injuries.

City fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 10:15 a.m.: No injuries. 


February 2, 2018 - 9:20pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Alabama.

A car has reportedly rolled over after striking a deer in the area of 653 Bloomingdale Road, Basom.

It's believed injuries are minor.

A chief reports on scene one vehicle on its side in a ditch.

Alabama fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 9:21 p.m.: Alabama command reports no injuries at this time.

February 1, 2018 - 11:40am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Alabama, news, accident, notify.


A tractor-trailer rollover accident is reported in the area of 1074 Lewiston Road, Alabama.

The driver is out and appears uninjured. The road is blocked.

The product the truck is carrying is "all over the road." The product is alcohol.

Alabama fire responding.

UPDATE(S) (By Billie) 12:47 p.m.: The semi-truck was caught by a gust of wind and the passenger side wheels went off the roadway. The driver over-corrected, causing the rig to flip on its side. The roof then came off, spilling the cargo of $60,000 worth of liquor and wine. No injuries. More pictures will be posted later.

UPDATE 3:31 p.m.: The roadway is clear. All Alabama units are back in service.






January 30, 2018 - 10:12am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Bethany.

No injuries are reported in an accident in the area of 5588 Ellicott Street Road, Bethany, but extrication is needed.

Bethany fire, Stafford fire, and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 10:26 a.m.: Manpower needed. The person who needs to be extricated is in a wheelchair. she is not insured. A first responder said it will be difficult to get her out but that she is probably just going to be a sign-off.

January 26, 2018 - 6:11am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Pavilion, accident, news.

An accident involving a tractor-trailer is reported in Pavilion at Route 63 and Route 20  

Intitially there was a report of a head injury and Mercy Flight was put on ground standby. A first responder reported only minor injuries.

Pavilion fire and Mercy EMS responding.

January 20, 2018 - 10:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Le Roy.

A motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries is reported at Route 5 and Asbury Road, Le Roy.

One of the vehicles is a plow truck and the driver of the truck is out and walking around.

Le Roy PD on scene. Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE 10:44 a.m.: Le Roy chief reports Le Roy fire can go back in service. The ambulance can come in non-emergency.


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