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September 7, 2017 - 11:51am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported at the intersection of Route 5 and Indian Falls Road, East Pembroke.

Unknown injuries.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 11:53 a.m.: Minor injuries. Not blocking. There's a lot of debris in the roadway. National Grid requested to the scene to check on a utility pole.

September 4, 2017 - 2:47pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, accident, news, notify.

A two-car accident with a possible head injury is reported in the area of 93 W. Main St., Le Roy.

Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.

August 31, 2017 - 9:37pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, accident, news, thruway.

An accident is reported in the area of mile marker 379.8 on the Thruway in Le Roy. 

A person may have been ejected. 

Mercy Flight is on ground standby. 

Le Roy fire, and ambulances from Le Roy, Caledonia, and Mercy EMS dispatched. 

UPDATE 9:37 p.m.: Mercy Flight was dispatched and is circling the scene pending further instructions. 

UPDATE 9:39 p.m.: Le Roy is all set with the ambulances they have on the ground and Mercy Flight can go back in service. 

UPDATE 10:32 p.m.: The person ejected was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by Le Roy Ambulance. All other patients were sign-offs. 

August 31, 2017 - 12:31pm
posted by Billie Owens in elba, accident, news.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the Village of Elba at 95 S. Main St. Elba fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:36 p.m.: A second ambulance is requested. Mutual aid from Byron's ambulance is called to the scene.

August 31, 2017 - 8:48am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Bethany, accident, news.

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A car has struck a pole, with unknown injuries, on East Avenue near Route 63, Bethany.

Bethany fire and ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE: Photos by Doug Yeomans. After the initial dispatch, we heard no more about this accident.

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August 28, 2017 - 4:28pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke.

A 10-year-old child from China who was struck by a car last night on Route 77 by the Flying-J is listed in critical condition at Women and Children's Hospital, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The child, whose name has not been released, remains in the Intensive Care Unit.

The accident was reported at 8:17 p.m. after the child reportedly failed to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.

No charges were filed against the driver whose car struck the child.

August 28, 2017 - 12:37pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Le Roy.

A two-car accident is reported at East Main and North streets, Le Roy.

Unknown injuries.

Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.

A chief on scene says to hold the assignment to one engine.

UPDATE 1 p.m.: Intersection cleared. Le Roy fire back in service.

August 28, 2017 - 8:15am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke.

A 10-year-old boy from Kunming, China, was seriously injured last night after being hit by a car on Route 77 in front of the Flying J Travel Plaza in Pembroke.

Investigators say the child tried crossing the road without yielding the right of way to cross traffic at 8:17 p.m.

He was hit by 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Kenneth R. Paulter, 62, of Lancaster.

The boy was taken by Mercy Flight to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo.

Paulter was not injured and no charges have been filed as a result of the accident.

The accident was investigated by Deputy Rachel Diehl and members of the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Assisting at the scene were the Pembroke Fire Department, Indian Falls Fire Department, Corfu Fire Department and Mercy EMS.

(Initial Post)

August 27, 2017 - 8:23pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke, news, notify.

A car vs. pedestrian accident is reported on Route 77 in front of the Flying J Travel Plaza, Pembroke. 

Pembroke fire and Indian Falls fire along with Mercy EMS are responding. 

Mercy Flight also dispatched. 

Corfu fire requested to shutdown all northbound traffic at Route 5.

UPDATE 8:26 p.m.: Southbound traffic shutdown at the interchange. 

UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: ETA for Mercy Flight #5 out of Batavia is six to eight minutes. Landing zone at the Town Hall. 

UPDATE 8:36 p.m.: Mercy Flight on the ground. 

UPDATE 8:58 p.m.: Mercy Flight in the air. Flying to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo. Road reopened. Pembroke and Indian Falls back in service. 

August 25, 2017 - 8:08pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A truck has reportedly hit a pole, taking down power lines in the area of 25 Edwards St., Batavia. 

No injuries are reported. 

City fire responding. 

UPDATE 8:09 p.m.: National Grid being notified. 

UPDATE 8:11 p.m.: National Grid on location.

August 24, 2017 - 4:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

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A tow-truck driver suffered a minor medical issue while driving on Clinton Street Road near Grand View Cemetary when he lost control of his vehicle while trying to pull over, and the truck continued to travel off the roadway striking some signs. He was not injured in the crash. Sheriff's Office, Batavia fire, and Mercy EMS responded.

Photos submitted by Brian Odachowski.

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August 21, 2017 - 12:23pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen, notify.

A one-car accident Saturday night in the Bergen fire district took the life of the car's sole occupant, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

The accident was reported at 8:05 p.m. at 321 Bovee Road, Riga.

Bergen fire and Mercy EMS were dispatched. The driver of the vehicle was deceased when first responders arrived on scene.

The female driver has yet to be positively identified by the medical examiner.

Investigators say the vehicle was eastbound on Bovee Road when the driver lost control. The vehicle spun sideways, crossed the south shoulder and struck a tree on the driver's side.

The stretch of roadway is flat and straight.

The investigation is ongoing.

(Initial Report)

The Batavian's news partner 13WHAM assisted in obtaining information for this story.

August 20, 2017 - 11:12pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke, news.

A two-car accident with entrapment and injuries is reported on Route 77 in front of the Flying J, Pembroke.

Pembroke fire and Indian Falls fire dispatched.

Two ambulances requested to the scene.

UPDATE 11:12 p.m.: Two people entrapped, including the driver. The other in a backseat. All other occupants out of the vehicles.

UPDATE 11:15 p.m.: Ambulance from Darien requested, non-emergency.

UPDATE 11:26 p.m.: First patient extricated.

UPDATE 11:27 p.m.: Second patient extricated.

August 19, 2017 - 8:07pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, notify, bergen.

A car has reportedly stuck a tree and at least one person is entrapped with possible serious injuries in the area of 321 Bovee Road, Bergen.

Begen fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE: We heard no more traffic on this call. It was actually in Monroe County (though still Bergen's district). It's not likely we'll have any further updates.

August 19, 2017 - 1:17pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, notify, Le Roy.

A bicyclist was seriously injured this morning in an accident on Route 5 in Le Roy after the cyclist allegedly failed to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.

The cyclist was struck by a vehicle at 8:17 a.m.

Darwin G. Matthews, 73, of Le Roy, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by Le Roy Ambulance with serious physical injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle, a 2003 PT Cruiser, Megan L. Furr, was treated at the scene and released.

The accident is being investigated by Sgt. Jason Saile, Investigator Chad Minuto, Deputy Andrew Hale, Deputy Lonnie Nati, Le Roy PD Officer Emily McNamara. 

Le Roy Fire Department also responded.

August 19, 2017 - 1:12pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen.

An early-morning, one-vehicle accident on Route 19 in Bergen caused a utility poll to fall and damage a 2000 Harley-Davidson and a pickup truck parked at a residence.

There were no injuries reported.

Kenneth Richardson, age not provided, of Warboys Road, Byron, was southbound in a 2008 Chevy sedan when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle. It rotated clockwise, traveling off the west shoulder of the road, striking a mile marker sign, then continuing south and hitting a National Grid utility pole. The pole broke, causing damage to the motorcycle and a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado.

The accident report indicates Richardson may have been traveling at an unsafe speed.

The accident, which occurred at 3:11 a.m., was investigated by Deputy Travis Demuth.

August 16, 2017 - 5:54pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, accident, bergen.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at West Bergen Road and Clinton Street Road, Bergen.

Bergen fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

August 16, 2017 - 5:46pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A car and motorcycle accident is reported in the area of 668 East Main Street, Batavia.

The motorcyclist reportedly suffered an ankle injury.

The location is east of Cedar Street.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

August 15, 2017 - 6:46am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia, news.

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Reader-submitted photo of an accident this morning around 5:45 a.m. on Ellicott Street just west of Jackson Street, Batavia.

The SUV was occupied by eight people, all returning home to Niagara Falls from vacation, police told our news partner, WBTA.

At least two people were sent to the hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

The vehicle was westbound when it veered off the roadway, struck two street signs and a light pole before crashing into the tree.

August 11, 2017 - 10:23am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A motorcycle accident with injuries is reported at Jackson and Chestnut streets, Batavia.

City Fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 11:03 a.m.: The scene is clear.

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