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January 23, 2016 - 9:48pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, byron.

A single-vehicle rollover accident is reported on Swamp Road in the area of Log City Road. 

Unknown injuries.

Byron and South Byron fire along with Stafford are dispatched. 

UPDATE 9:48 p.m.: Driver got himself out of the vehicle. Stafford and South Byron can go back in service.

January 23, 2016 - 5:26am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, byron.

A pickup truck is off the road on Route 262 at Bank Street Road, Byron.

Unknown injuries.

Byron and South Byron fire departments dispatched along with Mercy EMS.

UPDATE 5:23 a.m.: Assignment being held to South Byron.

UPDATE 5:28 a.m.: Chief says, "If you can get the heaters going in that pretty good, we're going to have a couple of people sitting in it for awhile."

January 21, 2016 - 10:15pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, east pembroke.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported on Wilkinson Road near the railroad tracks.

Unknown injuries.

The caller reports she was unable to get close enough to check on occupants. She said headlights were on and then shut off.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 10:16 p.m.: Minor if any injuries. "She's out. She's out walking around," reports a chief on scene.

January 20, 2016 - 10:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia.

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A car vs. tractor-trailer (or maybe a tow truck) accident is reported in the area of 200 S. Swan St., Batavia.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

Unknown injuries.

UPDATE 10:29 p.m.: An SUV hit a parked tow truck. The vehicle's passenger side was peeled open bow to stern like a sardine can, but there were no injuries. The accident is under investigation and it's yet to be determined if there will be any charges. What caused the vehicle to hit the truck, whether the driver didn't see it, or the driver swerved for some reason, is unknown at this time.

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January 18, 2016 - 6:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, bergen.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported on eastbound Route 490 at mile marker 3.4, near exit #2. Bergen Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

January 18, 2016 - 12:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Le Roy.

A food truck has rolled over at 8715 Lake Street Road, Le Roy. The driver is out and complaining of minor injuries. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

January 17, 2016 - 7:08pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, alabamam.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported in the area of 1855 Lewiston Road, Alabama.

Alabama fire and Mercy EMS responding.

It's believed the injuries are minor.

UPDATE 7:10 p.m.: The address has been changed to 2300 Lewiston Road.

January 17, 2016 - 6:44pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

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An accident is reported at 127 Jackson St., between Morton Avenue and Maple Street, and there is possible entrapment and perhaps injuries. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 7:08 p.m. (by Howard): Two vehicles involved. One person transported to UMMC. One vehicle received front-end damage and the other vehicle had a banged-in door on the passenger side. Firefighters needed to pry open the driver-side door and help the driver from the vehicle, who was then loaded onto a stretcher. Police had not yet determined the cause of the accident. Jackson Street has a dusting of snow covering a thin layer of ice.

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January 16, 2016 - 9:41pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia.

A pedestrian has been reportedly been struck by a car on East Main Street at Swan Street.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 9:52 p.m.: Person is conscious and alert.

January 16, 2016 - 12:55pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Oakfield, elba.

Speed and alcohol were factors in the motor-vehicle accident death of David Beehler Jr., 37, of Maltby Road, Oakfield, according to Chief Deputy Gordon Dibble of the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.

No other details of the accident were released following the completion earlier this week of a preliminary investigation.

Beehler was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Fisher Road, Oakfield, on Dec. 22.

He was reportedly driving his 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck when it hit a tree and a utility pole. Beehler was ejected from the vehicle, according to information released after the accident.

Beehler was a local volunteer firefighter.

January 16, 2016 - 2:20am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A car has reportedly hit a tree stump in the area of 7238 Meadville Road, Alabama.

There is one occupant, reportedly unconscious.

Alabama fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 2:53 a.m.: Alabama fire is back in service. A male subject is being investigated for possible DWI.

January 15, 2016 - 2:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, bergen.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported on eastbound Route 490 at mile marker 3.9. A person is trapped inside. The vehicle is smoking. Bergen Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:42 p.m.: The Bergen assignment is back in service.

January 14, 2016 - 11:48am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Bethany.

A driver reports being suspended in his car, strapped in with a seatbelt, but unable to get out because of a handicap, following a rollover accident in the area of 9545 Bethany Center Road, Bethany.

The driver tells dispatchers he or she is not injured.

Bethany fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 11:53 a.m.: Stafford requested to the scene.

January 13, 2016 - 11:18pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, east pembroke.

A minor injury accident is reported in the area of 2975 W. Main Street Road, East Pembroke.

A car reportedly hit a deer.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS are responding.

January 13, 2016 - 12:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, oak field.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported on Fisher Road at Maltby Road. Injuries are reported. Oakfield Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.

January 13, 2016 - 10:15am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia.

A 78-year-old Le Roy resident has been issued traffic citations stemming from a pedestrian accident Saturday night that claimed the life of a Batavia resident at Main and Bank streets.

Robert Christner was cited for failure to yield right-of-way to a blind or visually impaired person in a crosswalk and expired NYS inspection.

While the investigation is continuing, police investigators have concluded that Joseph Ogozaly, 58, who was legally blind, was crossing Main Street northbound on the west side of Bank Street with the light and had the right of way when he was allegedly struck by Christner's black pickup truck.

Christner was on Main Street, westbound, and was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

January 12, 2016 - 3:54pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Le Roy.

A car vs. pole accident is reported at 7759 E. Main Street Road, Le Roy, at the Country Club. The female driver has a minor head injury. The utility pole is broken and sparks are said to be arcing from it. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

UPDATE 3:57 p.m.: Fire police are requested to shut down traffic on East Street Main Road at South Street and at Asbury Road.

UPDATE 4:28 p.m.: The driver is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

UPDATE 5:03 p.m.: The roadway is being reopened.

January 12, 2016 - 3:45pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, alexander.

A car vs. bus accident is reported at Railroad Avenue and Main Street in Alexander. No injuries are reported but Mercy medics are called to the scene for evaluation. Alexander Fire Department is responding.

UPDATE 4:29 p.m.: This involved a school bus. The few children onboard were evaluated by medics and deemed unhurt. Their parents are en route to pick them up and then the assignment will be back in service.

January 10, 2016 - 4:22pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia.

A car has hit a utility pole on Liberty Street. 

The street is unpassable because of a possible power line down in the roadway.

City fire is responding.

Also, unrelated, a low-hanging wire, unknown type, is reported on Batavia Elba Townline Road between State Street Road and Norton Road. Town of Batavia fire is responding.

UPDATE 4:33 p.m.: A car did NOT hit a utility pole on Liberty Street. A car snagged a utility line, either phone or data. Firefighters cut the line and are back in service.

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Pembroke and Indian Falls are dispatched to Remsen Road, between Akron Road and Knapp Road, for low hanging wires. Unknown type of wires.

UPDATE 5:07 p.m.: It's a Time Warner line reports a chief. It will be cut. All units to remain in quarters. 

January 10, 2016 - 10:48am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, byron, south byron.

An ATV struck a steel barrier on Chapel Road, just north of Route 262, in Byron. Unknown injuries. The caller reports not seeing an operator of the ATV in the vicinity. Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding. The location is just north of the old railroad bed. Command on scene tells responders to approach in non-emergency mode. "It appears this accident occurred some time ago. We're still looking in the brush here. ... I don't think there's anyone to be found here," command says. Law enforcement is responding, too. Mercy medics' response was cancelled.

UPDATE 10:55 a.m.: The fire departments are returning to service. "Law enforcement will handle it from here," command says.

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