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November 29, 2017 - 12:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A two-car accident is reported at Asbury Road and Telephone Road, Pavilion.

A car is on its side and smoking.

Unknown injuries.

A third-party caller, not involved, states he hasn't seen anyone exit either vehicle.

Pavilion fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 12:09 p.m.: Responders are checking the area trying to locate the accident. Dispatchers received only one call.

UPDATE 12:10 p.m.: Updated location, Route 20 near Linwood. A first responder on scene reports one occupant trapped in a vehicle.

UPDATE 12:11 p.m.: Same responder, "Apparently minor injuries."

UPDATE 12:13 p.m.: Only one vehicle involved. Only one patient.

UPDATE 12:18 p.m.: The vehicle is about 30 feet off the road on its passenger side and it was pulling a wooden trailer. It's in water. "Tell him to wear his waders. He's going to get wet," a responder says.


November 25, 2017 - 11:09am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, thruway, accident, news.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on the Thruway in the westbound lane in the area of mile marker 382.5.

Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance initially dispatched.

A Le Roy chief on scene reports three patients, all still in the vehicle.

Bergen dispatched mutual aid with extrication equipment.

UPDATE 11:14 a.m.: Mercy Flight requested to the scene.

UPDATE 11:16 a.m.: Mercy Flight out of Batavia is unavailable. Mercy Flight out of Buffalo is 20 minutes away. A chief says, "too far away." Mercy Flight is canceled.

UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: Patients have been extricated.

UPDATE 11:29 a.m.: A third ambulance requested to the scene, emergency mode.

November 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.


A bicyclist suffered minor injuries about 1:30 p.m. today after being struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Main and Bank streets, Batavia.

The rider had a complaint of ankle pain and was transported to UMMC for evaluation.

Photo: Courtesy our news partner, WBTA.

November 24, 2017 - 3:20pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia, notify.


A 19-year-old Batavia woman died this morning after her 2004 Dodge Neon struck a tractor-trailer on Pearl Street Road at Wilkinson Road, Batavia.

Tori Nigro was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Karen Lang.

Investigators believe Nigro, who was northbound on Wilkinson Road, failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection.

Her car struck the truck's passenger-side wheels. Her vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lane of Route 33 and the truck came to a controlled stop just east of the intersection.

No charges have been filed.

An investigation by the Crash Management Team is ongoing. Assisting in the investigation are Deputies Kevin McCarthy, Andrew Hale, Eric Andre, and Investigator Chris Parker. 

Assisting at the scene were the East Pembroke Fire Department, Corfu fire, Town of Batavia fire, and the Fire Coordinator's Office.

(Initial Report)

November 24, 2017 - 11:01am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, notify, batavia.

An accident with injuries and possible shots fired reported on Galloway Road, between Downey Road and Kelsey Road, Batavia.

The report is that a driver swerved to miss a deer and a hunter fired at the deer.

Town of Batavia fire dispatched but to stage at Fire Hall.

Mercy EMS dispatched.

Deputies are responding.

UPDATE 11:05 a.m.: Per a deputy on scene, Town of Batavia fire assignment is back in service.

UPDATE 4:06 p.m.: Per the Chief Deputy Gordon Dibble, reports of hunters firing rounds in the area were not substantiated. Initial investigation indicates a driver was eastbound on Galloway Road when two deer ran in front of the vehicle from the north, causing the driver to swerve. The driver struck a fire hydrant, shearing it off, in the area of 3321 Galloway. There were no injuries.

November 22, 2017 - 1:34am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, Bethany.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported at Route 63 near Fargo Road, Bethany. A first responder on scene says the vehicle is off the roadway. Bethany and Stafford fire departments are responding, along with Mercy medics. Traffic control will be needed "to slow people down since we have the curve."

UPDATE 1:43 a.m.: Traffic will be slowed down at Little Canada Road and Route 63 per command.

UPDATE 1:44 a.m.: Traffic will also be slowed at Paul Road and Route 63 per command.

UPDATE 1:47 a.m.: Command confirms the roadway will remain open for now.

UPDATE 2:03 a.m.: When Dan's Towing arrives, road will be briefly shut down to facilitate the tow.

UPDATE 2:14 a.m.:  One person is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.

November 21, 2017 - 7:24am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy, news.

A two-vehicle accident is reported in front of 47 Lake St., Le Roy, with injuries.

One vehicle may have been a parked car.

Traffic is not blocked.

Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.

November 17, 2017 - 9:08am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia, notify.

A 70-year-old Batavia woman died yesterday in a two-car accident at the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Road and Paul Road in Chili.

The crash was reported at 2:30 p.m.

It took firefighters 30 minutes to extricate Diane Rebmann from her vehicle. She was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital where she later died.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports that Rebmann was westbound on Paul Road and made a left turn onto Chestnut Ridge Road. They say her vehicle entered the path of a vehicle driven by Joseph Curtis, 18, of North Chili. His vehicle was T-boned and pushed into a telephone pole.

Curtis was not hurt.

Via our news partner 13WHAM

November 14, 2017 - 10:14pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, bergen, accident, notify.

Bergen volunteer firefighters and Mercy EMS medics responded to an accident on Bovee Road, Riga, at 5:45 p.m. where a young male driver was pronounced dead as a result of a single-car accident.

The driver's car reportedly struck a tree.

The name of the driver has not yet been released.

The location of the accident is in Bergen's fire district, though in Monroe County.

Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accident.

The stretch of road is near another fatal accident in August where a woman's car struck a tree.

The Batavian's news partner 13WHAM assisted with this story.

November 13, 2017 - 6:42pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, accident, batavia, Stafford.

A car was reportedly run off the road by a car trying to pass a fire truck on Route 33 near Route 237 in Stafford.

Possible injuries are reported.

The accident was called in by the crew of Town of Batavia Ladder 25, who witnessed the accident.

The car passing continued.

Stafford fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 6:42 p.m.: The victim vehicle has also left the scene. No injuries. With the victim leaving, there's nobody on scene for a report, so law enforcement responding back in service. All responding units back in service.

November 13, 2017 - 12:24pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A one-car accident with injuries is reported on Route 98 at Federal Drive, Batavia.

The vehicle is off the road.

Town of Batavia fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 12:29 p.m.: The vehicle is 40 feet of the road in a swamp. A chief requests a couple of firefighters in boots to walk the people out of the swamp.

November 10, 2017 - 7:45am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen.

A car has hit a tree on the 490 just west of the Route 33 overpass. 

One occupant. One injury reported. 

Bergen fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched. 

November 10, 2017 - 5:18am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A rollover accident with entrapment is reported in the area of 6690 Ellicott Street Road, Pavilion.

A responder warns of slick roads.

The vehicle is on its side. Minor injuries reported.

Pavilion fire and Mercy EMS responding.

November 8, 2017 - 1:53pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A car accident with minor injuries is reported at Main and Jackson streets in Downtown Batavia. City fire and Mercy medics are responding. Police are on scene.

November 8, 2017 - 8:28am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Basom, Alabama, accident, news.

Both vehicles in an accident at Wright and Tesnow roads, Basom, reportedly rolled over and minor injuries are reported.

One vehicle is reported to be a van with two passengers. The passengers are said to be alert but disoriented. The occupant of the other vehicle appears to be uninjured. He will be evaluated because there was airbag deployment.

Alabama fire and two Mercy EMS ambulances dispatched.

UPDATE 8:31 a.m.: There are two Mercy rigs and an ambulance from Akron in route.

UPDATE 8:38 a.m.: One person is still in a vehicle but can be helped out without extrication. Another person is on the ground. A third patient is out and walking around. Responders are warned about debris in the roadway. Also, roadway signs were knocked down.

UPDATE 8:40 a.m.: The van is an extended van that is full of equipment. It was also pulling a trailer. It's on its side. A heavy wrecker will be required.

UPDATE 9:04 a.m.: Patient transported to ECMC.

November 7, 2017 - 6:21am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen.

A truck vs. utility pole accident is reported in area of 7561 Gilbert Road in Bergen. 

No word on injuries. 

Pole is down and blocking the roadway. Wires down  

Bergen fire dispatched. 

November 7, 2017 - 4:19am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Darien, news, accident.

A tractor-trailer has reportedly jackknifed on Route 20 near Smithly Road, Darien. 

Darien fire dispatched. 

Route 20 is blocked. 

UPDATE 4:22 a.m.: Alexander fire requested to shut down traffic at Route 98. The trailer is on its side. 

November 6, 2017 - 9:32am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Oakfield, news, accident.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries is reported in Oakfield at Main Street and Maple Avenue.

There are two vehicles and they are blocking.

Oakfield Fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 9:34 a.m.: Two patients in one vehicle. A second ambulance requested to the scene.

October 28, 2017 - 1:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A two-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at the intersection of routes 19 and 63. Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:15 p.m.: A first responder at the scene reports one patient, a pregnant female, who suffered a bump on the head and has lower back pain. Her vehicle was rear-ended.

UPDATE: The patient was transported to Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

October 28, 2017 - 6:01am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, news, thruway, accident.

A Chevy SUV has struck a deer on the Thruway in the eastbound lane near mile marker 377.1 in Le Roy.

Injuries are reported.

Le Roy fire dispatched. Mutual aid requested from Caledonia's ambulance.

UPDATE 6:05 a.m.: The patient conscious and alert with a shoulder injury.


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