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January 1, 2016 - 2:21pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Darien.

An 11-year-old child apparently suffered a broken leg in a snowmobile accident in the area of Smithley Road, Darien.

Darien fire and ambulance responding. Alexander fire requested mutual aid with its Gator.

UPDATE 2:44 p.m.: A landing zone has been established for Mercy Flight.

UPDATE 3:10 p.m.: Mercy Flight in route to Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

January 1, 2016 - 10:53am
posted by Billie Owens in Oakfield, accident.

A two-car, head-on collision, is reported at Lewiston and Galloway roads. Injuries are minor. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. (This was originally dispatched as being at Lewiston and Fisher roads, Oakfield.)

UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: The accident report has been released. Vehicle 1 was driving by James Carl Malone, 18, of Varysburg. Vehicle 2 was driving by Andrew K. Hollfelder, 18, of Oakfield. Malone was southbound and lost control of vehicle 1, a 2005 Chevy sedan, and spun in his lane of traffic. Vehicle 2, a 2011 chevy sedan, hit vehicle 1 head on. Both vehicles are owned by Malone. Stacy Hollfelder, 18, was injured in the crash and transported to UMMC. Malone was cited for alleged speed not reasonable and prudent. Andrew Hollfelder was cited for allegedly following too closely.

January 1, 2016 - 5:33am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, elba.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on Lockport Road just west of Route 98. Elba Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medic #3. A Sheriff's deputy is on scene.

December 28, 2015 - 10:16pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thruway, batavia, accident.

A rollover accident is reported in the westbound lane of the Thruway in the area of mile marker 389.1

Unknown injuries. Not blocking.

Town of Batavia fire responding.

A chief responding reports the onramp is very slick.

UPDATE 10:21 p.m.: The rescue engine can remain in quarters.

December 28, 2015 - 6:51pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, alexander.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported at Brookville and Broadway roads. Unknown injuries. Alexander fire and ambulance responding. A first responder on scene reports the vehicle is off the roadway, on its roof.

UPDATE 7:09 p.m.: A patient is alert and oriented and being transported by Alexander medic #10 to UMMC. A stop sign was torn down as a result of the accident.

December 28, 2015 - 8:38am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

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A box truck rollover accident is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 390. Unknown injuries. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding, Law enforcement is on scene.

UPDATE 8:39 a.m.: A medic reports to command that the box truck is not actually on the Thruway, but rather just west of the onramp to the eastbound Thruway.

UPDATE 8:45 a.m.: Command reports the cargo is food and that they are attempting to clear the debris out of the road.

UPDATE 9:02 a.m.: The town assignment is back in service.

December 27, 2015 - 2:13pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

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An accident with injuries, possibly involving up to five vehicles, is reported at Batavia Elba Townline Road and Route 98. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding, along with Mercy medics #4 and #1.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: A first responder on scene confirms five vehicles involved and they are heavily damaged.

UPDATE 2:38 p.m.: This was two separate accidents in close proximity. The first accident, at the top of this post, involved a pickup truck which allegedly failed to yield the right-of-way and was struck by a Jeep. They are still trying to determine how a third vehicle got mixed up in this. One person with minor injuries is likely to be transported to UMMC; two others are sign-offs. North of the first accident another accident occurred involving two vehicles -- on Route 98 near Edgerton Road, Elba. No injuries reported.

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December 25, 2015 - 10:26pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke.

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A one-vehicle rollover accident with entrapment is reported in the area of 173 Main Road, Pembroke.

That's at the county line.

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

UPDATE 10:27 p.m.: Wires may be down in the area.

UPDATE 10:49 p.m.: Mercy Flight is nearly on location. The patient is being extricated.

UPDATE 11:01 p.m.: Mercy Flight is about to go airborne to return to quarters.

UPDATE 11:22 p.m.: Reader submitted photos posted.

UPDATE 11:44 p.m.: A source shared that an 84-year-old driver is banged up but should be OK. The victim thinks he may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

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December 25, 2015 - 7:57pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

A two-car accident has been reported at the intersection of routes 33 and 237, Stafford.

Unknown injuries.

Stafford fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 8:01 p.m.: No injuries.

December 25, 2015 - 2:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, pembroke, indian falls.

A one-vehicle rollover accident with unknown unjuries is reported on the westbound Thruway at mile marker 404. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: The assignement is back in service.

December 24, 2015 - 3:26am
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accident.

An accident with minor injuries is reported on the westbound Thruway at mile marker 382.1. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding. A car reportedly rear-ended a tractor-trailer, then rolled over several times.

UPDATE 4:01 a.m.: A 39-year-old victim in the car that rear-ended the semi is being transported to UMMC in stable condition.

December 23, 2015 - 6:00am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia, pembroke.

A motor-vehicle accident with minor head injuries is reported on the Thruway, in the westbound lane at mile marker 395.7.

That's about a mile east of the Slusser Road overpass.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

December 23, 2015 - 5:31am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, elba, Oakfield.

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the accident that claimed the life of a volunteer firefighter on Fisher Road, Oakfield, at 8:04 p.m., Tuesday.

David Beehler Jr., 37, of 3514 Maltby Road, Oakfield, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The accident was reported as a single-vehicle crash. Beehler was driving a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which hit a tree and a utility pole. He was the sole occupant and was ejected.

Assisting at the scene was the Oakfield and Elba fire departments, Mercy EMS, the Crash Management Team and State Police.

December 19, 2015 - 5:02pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Bethany.

A one-car rollover accident is reported at 9662 Bethany Center Road. The car landed on its roof, but the driver is safely out. Bethany Fire Department and Mercy medic #2 are responding.

December 18, 2015 - 11:01am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

The drivers of both cars involved in an accident at Route 77 and Judge Road at 5:57 p.m., Thursday, were transported to ECMC with injuries, according to a Sheriff's Office accident report.

Both were conscious and alert at the time of transport, according to the report.

Tarah N. Mruczek, 29, of Ackerson Road, Basom, was westbound on Judge Road and James A. Hitt, 69, of Portage Road, Medina, was northbound on Route 77 when Mruczek allegedly failed to stop at the stop sign. 

Hitt's vehicle was knocked into a utility pole as a result of the collision.

If citations were issued, they are not listed on the report.

(Initial Report)

December 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

An accident has been reported at Judge Road and Route 77, Alabama.

Two vehicles are involved.

It's believed to be minor injuries.

Alabama fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 6:13 p.m.: A landing zone has been set up for Mercy Flight.

December 17, 2015 - 12:07am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Pavilion.

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A motor-vehicle accident with a serious injury is reported at 7372 York Road, Pavilion.

A Pavilion chief is on location. He's asking about the status of Mercy Flight.

He's reporting heavy entrapment.

Pavilion fire is dispatched.

Mutual aid from Le Roy requested.

UPDATE 12:10 a.m.: A landing zone for Mercy Flight is being established.

UPDATE 2:45 a.m.: The driver was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight. He was conscious and alert during and after an 18-minute extrication. The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Charges are possible. The name of the driver has not yet been released. The vehicle was eastbound on York Road. The driver's girlfriend was following at some distance. She lost sight of the vehicle and found it off the road about the same time residents near the crash, which included a Pavilion chief, found the accident. The truck struck and sheared off at least two trees. The vehicle was heavily damaged.

UPDATE: The driver is identified as Taylor J. Scaccia, 22, of Perry. Charges are pending. He was driving a 2008 Nissan pickup.

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December 16, 2015 - 5:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

An accident at Park Road and Oak Street has traffic backed up in every direction, including Thruway motorists trying to exit nearby. Town of Batavia and city fire crews are on scene along Mercy medics.

UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: The accident scene is nearly clear. A car coming off the Thruway turned onto Park Road and went straight. A car making a left turn from Oak Street onto Park Road struck the other vehicle. Both vehicles had air-bag deployment and both drivers were transported to UMMC for evaluation.

December 13, 2015 - 2:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

A car vs. pedestrian accident is reported at the entance to Kmart on Lewiston Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding and Mercy medics are on scene. A male reportedly has a minor head laceration.

December 11, 2015 - 5:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, byron.

A one-vehicle rollover accident with injuries is reported on South Holley Road, near North Bergen Road. The car struck a tree, too, and landed well off the roadway. Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics.

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