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April 14, 2016 - 10:42pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, thruway, pembroke, news.

A two-car accident is reported in the westbound lanes of the Thruway in the area of mile marker 400.4.

Unknown injuries.

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

UPDATE 10:50 p.m.: One vehicle off the road, a tractor trailer about a half mile ahead. Three individuals are out of the vehicle and standing.

UPDATE 10:54 p.m.: No injuries at the vehicle. The chief on scene is now going to check on the tractor-trailer.

UPDATE 10:59 p.m.: The vehicle is a van, with heavy damage. All three occupants are in an ambulance being evaluated.

UPDATE 11:28 p.m.: A chief apparently needed a trooper there because of "an escalating situation." A trooper is now on scene, from Troop T.

April 13, 2016 - 6:41pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia, news.

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A car smashed into a tree and the driver is unconscious at 4000 S. Main Street Road. The vehicle is locked. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The location is between South Main Street and Fairway Drive.

UPDATE 7 p.m.: The driver came to after medics arrived and complained of chest pain. The patient was transported via ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. The person may have suffered a medical condition, but that's not certain, said Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Meides. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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April 13, 2016 - 4:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, Stafford.

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A car vs. tree accident with injuries is reported at 6692 Randall Road, Stafford. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 4:47 p.m.: Mercy Flight out of Batavia is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 4:59 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE 5:16 p.m.: Injuries appear to be non-life-threatening, according to a firefighter on scene. The patient is being flown to an area hospital primarily for evaluation. A trooper said speed may have been a factor.

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April 13, 2016 - 3:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, alexander, news.

A sedan vs. school bus accident is reported in the front of the Twilight Meadows Apartments in Alexander. Unknown injuries. The address is 11071 Alexander Road. Alexander Fire Department and medics are responding.

April 11, 2016 - 6:15pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, bergen, news.

A two-car accident with unknown injuries is reported at North Bergen Road and West Sweden Road. It is blocking traffic. Bergen fire and medics are responding.

UPDATE 6:18 p.m.: Responders are told to come in non-emergency mode.

April 6, 2016 - 4:39am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama, news.

A two-car accident with unknown injuries is reported at the intersection of Route 77 and Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. There was air-bag deployment.

April 4, 2016 - 8:58am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia, news.

A two-car accident with injuries, including a possible head injury, is reported at 8244 Batavia-Stafford Town Line Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The location is near R. Stephen Hawley Drive.

UPDATE 8:59 a.m.: A second Mercy ambulance is called in, non-emergency mode.

April 2, 2016 - 6:19am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Bethany.

A car has reportedly hit a utility pole and wires are down in the area of 6071 Ellicott Street Road, Bethany.

No injuries are reported, but Mercy EMS is dispatched as a precaution.

Bethany fire and Stafford fire dispatched.

UPDATE 9 a.m.: Bethany and Stafford, back in service.

April 1, 2016 - 8:01pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia, news.

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A 23-year-old woman was transported to UMMC with a complaint of right knee pain after a two-car accident shortly after 6 p.m. at Jackson and Ellicott streets, Batavia.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Traffic was impeded for about 30 minutes.

The woman had a passenger in her van who was uninjured and the other driver was not injured.

Batavia PD, Batavia fire and Mercy EMS responded.

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March 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Stafford, news.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported east of Transit Road at 6248 Main Road, Stafford. A person is said to have a minor neck injury. State Police are on scene. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

March 31, 2016 - 11:16am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, Alabama.

A car vs. pole accident with minor injuries is reported on Lewiston Road. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding. The driver is out complaining of knee pain.

UPDATE 11:30 p.m.: Occupants are out. Wires are down. National Grid will be notified of the damaged pole.

March 30, 2016 - 1:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia, news.

A car versus pedestrian accident with injuries is reported at 8157 State Street Road, Batavia. There are two occupants in the vehicle. Law enforcement is on scene. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 1:47 p.m.: The patient is being transported via ambulance to the Genesee County Airport hangar and will be flown to a hospital by Mercy Flight.

March 29, 2016 - 5:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accident, oak field.

A two-car accident with minor injuries, blocking traffic, is reported in Oakfield at North Main Street and Farnsworth Avenue. Oakfield fire and Mercy medics are responding.

March 27, 2016 - 1:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, elba, news.

A male driver fled on foot following a two-car accident at 4746 Barrville Road, Elba. Sheriff's deputies are responding, along with Elba fire and Mercy medics. The fleeing suspect is described as "possibly Mexican," wearing a green and white polo shirt.

UPDATE 1:18 p.m.: There was only one vehicle involved. It is parked on the front lawn of the Barrville Road address. A relative of the caller is said to have seen the suspect enter into some nearby woods.

UPDATE 1:47 p.m.: A Chrysler mini-van with two Hispanic males inside was stopped in the area and a State Trooper was going to attempt to run the occupants' IDs when one of them fled the vehicle and ran off. Not known if the incident is related to the Barrville Road accident, but law enforcement had a perimeter around the accident scene and were looking for a suspect when this occurred.

UPDATE 2 p.m.: A passerby told officers a Hispanic male ran past his house in the 4700 block of North Byron Road, heading north toward Watson Road. Law enforcement is en route to search the area.

UPDATE 3:01 p.m.: Officers are still searching for the suspect, heading in a north-northeasterly direction.

UPDATE 3:26 p.m.: A canine unit reports finding fresh tracks.

UPDATE 5:33 p.m.: The suspect has been apprehended and officers are preparing paperwork for his arraignment in court.

March 25, 2016 - 12:13pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia, news.

(Photos by Jim Burns.)

An accident with injuries was reported near McDonald's restaurant about 10 minutes ago. The address is 4129 W. Main Street Road. Town of Batavia fire and Mercy medics responded and now a third ambulance is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 12:27 p.m.: Two patients are being transported to UMMC. They had no loss of consciousness and both got out of the vehicle(s) on their own.

March 23, 2016 - 3:30pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, pembroke, news.

An accident with possible minor injuries is reported at 605 Scribner Road. The vehicle is off the roadway and there are wires down.

Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy medics are responding.

March 22, 2016 - 5:19pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia, news.

An accident with minor injuries is reported on West Main Street, Batavia, in front of Castilone Crystler, Dodge, Jeep. A person is complaining of side pain. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

March 21, 2016 - 6:26am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama.

A car struck a pole and minor injuries are reported at 7238 Alleghany Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

March 8, 2016 - 12:06pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama, news.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in front of Jan's Smoke Shop, 383 Bloomingdale Road, Alabama. The occupants are conscious and alert. It is blocking traffic. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:46 p.m.: One patient is being transported to Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

March 6, 2016 - 2:33am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia, news.

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A vehicle reportedly flipped over at Liberty and East Main streets in the City of Batavia, unknown injuries. City firefighters and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:50 a.m.: No injuries. Three people in the vehicle. A male said he was the driver and police were conducting a field sobriety test when we left the scene.

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