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June 12, 2012 - 3:38pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accident.

An injury accident is reported at Ross and East Main streets in the City of Batavia. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

June 10, 2012 - 7:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama.

A bicyclist is in the roadway, unknown reason, at 1655 Lewiston Road. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 7:52 p.m.: Mercy is put back in service. 

UPDATE 8:02 p.m.: Alabama is back in service.
June 10, 2012 - 7:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, corfu.

A car and motorcycle collided at the intersection of routes 77 and 33. The motorcyclist is still in the roadway. Corfu Fire Department and two Mercy medic units are responding.

UPDATE 7:58 p.m.: A Mercy ambulance is transporting one patient to Erie County Medical Center.

UPDATE 8:07 p.m.: A second patient is transported to ECMC. Three people at the scene were sign-offs. Corfu is back in service.

June 9, 2012 - 1:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama.

A car accident is reported at 7428 Sand Hill Road. Injuries, if any, are unknown. The car is in a ditch. Alabama Fire Department and medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:18 p.m.: Mercy Flight is called to the scene. The accident is "around the bend." Fire police are told to shut down Sand Hill Road at Bloomingdale Road.

UPDATE 1:26 p.m.: Traffic on Sand Hill Road is being completely shut down.

UPDATE 1:37 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE 1:54 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne and headed to Erie County Medical Center.

UPDATE 2:03 p.m.: The road is being reopened. Alabama is back in service.
June 8, 2012 - 2:05pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, corfu.

A dump truck has reportedly struck a utility pole and knocked down power lines at Route 33 and Ellinwood Road, Corfu.

The lines are blocking the road.

Corfu Fire Department is being dispatched.

No injuries are reported.

UPDATE 2:08 p.m.: The accident location is apparently further east than originally reported and may be in East Pembroke's district. A Corfu chief is continuing and will advise dispatch.

UPDATE 2:12 p.m.: East Pembroke being dispatched.

UPDATE 2:14 p.m.: The road is completely blocked. Route 33 is being shut down at Angling Road by Corfu. Street address is 2308 Route 33. National Grid has been notified.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: East Pembroke fire police will shut the road down at Route 33 and Reed Road. National Grid has a 20 minute ETA.

UPDATE 2:53 p.m.: The road is open.

UPDATE 2:55 p.m.: All units are back in service.

UPDATE: Photo submitted by a reader.

June 7, 2012 - 6:59pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke, corfu.

A head-on collision has been reported on Route 77 in front of the Pembroke Town Park, but the injuries are reportedly minor.

One person has elbow pain and the other person is refusing EMS.

A Corfu fire chief was on scene immediately and a Corfu unit is dispatched along with Mercy EMS.

UPDATE 7:10 p.m.:  The initial report to dispatch was wrong. This was not  a head-on accident. It is a rear-end accident.

UPDATE 7:34 p.m.: One patient taken to UMMC with complaint of back pain.

UPDATE 7:37 p.m.: Corfu back in service. Road reopened.

June 7, 2012 - 1:31pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

Four people were injured in a two-car accident Wednesday on Route 33 at Prole Road, after one driver allegedly failed to yield the right of way.

Injured were Joyce Bruyere, 71, of Tonawanda, her passenger, Annette R. Lund, 74, the driver of the second vehicle, Lindsay H. Fisher, 24, of Darien Center and her passenger, Rachel L. Piacente.

At least one person needed to be extricated from a vehicle following the accident by Town of Stafford Fire Department.

Mercy EMS transported Bruyere and Lund to UMMC, and Fisher and Piacente to Strong.

Deputy Joseph Graff said in his report that Fisher was heading northeast on Route 33 and Bruyere was stopped facing north at Prole Road. Bruyere then allegedly pulled onto Route 33 as Fisher's car approached.

Bruyere was issued a traffic citation.

(Initial Report)

June 6, 2012 - 4:05pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries has been reported at Route 33 and Prole Road, Town of Stafford.

Stafford Fire Department and Mercy EMS are responding.

UPDATE 4:07 p.m.: At least three injuries reported.

UPDATE 4:18 p.m.: No serious injuries reported, but at least one person needs to be extricated from a vehicle.

UPDATE 4:34 p.m.: At least two patients being transported to Strong.

June 1, 2012 - 4:39pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke.

Three people were injured in a two-car accident on Route 77 at 10:20 a.m. after one driver allegedly made an illegal left turn.

Flown by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center was Henrietta E. Feldman, 85, of Lawrence Avenue, Corfu.

Feldman was also cited for the alleged illegal turn.

According to the investigation by Deputy Brian Thompson, Feldman was northbound on Route 77 near Cohocton Road, Pembroke, when she executed a left-hand turn at 9114 Alleghany Road.

The other driver, John E. Bailey, 48, of Farrell Extension, Henrietta, had no time to react, witnesses told Thompson.

The roadways were covered with heavy rain at the time of the accident, according to Thompson's report.

Also injured where two of Bailey's passengers. They are Meghan L. Morehouse, 24, and Alberta E. Male, 86, who was reportedly in shock when transported by Mercy EMS to Strong Memorial Hospital.

Linda M. Bailey, 47, also a passenger in John Bailey's vehicle, was not injured.

Feldman's 1999 Chevy sedan left the roadway and overturned after being struck by Bailey's 2011 Toyota sedan. Bailey's vehicle skidded and turned, coming to rest pointing north in the southbound lane.

June 1, 2012 - 4:05pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, bergen.

A two-car accident is reported at the intersection of routes 19 and 33. One person is believed to be injured and the accident is not blocking. Bergen Fire Department and Mercy EMS are responding.

UPDATE 4:11 p.m.: A responder on scene reports there are two people injured. One is complaining of head pain and the other has general pain. A second ambulance is dispatched.

UPDATE 4:34 p.m.: One patient is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.

UPDATE 4:39 p.m.: The second patient is being taken to UMMC.

UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: Bergen fire is back in service.

May 30, 2012 - 5:41pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on Route 33 and Wilkinson Road, Batavia.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS responding.

The vehicles are blocking.

One person is complaining of back pain.

UPDATE 5:42 p.m.: Three vehicles involved.

UPDATE 5:43 p.m.: Three ambulances requested to the scene.

May 30, 2012 - 4:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A driver may have failed to signal before making a left-hand turn on Route 77 in Alabama this afternoon leading to a collision with a semi-truck that was trying to pass his vehicle.

Both the driver and one of his passenger's were injured in the 1:06 p.m. accident at the intersection of Route 77 and Ledge Road.

No citations were issued, according to the accident report prepared by Deputy Chris Parker.

Suffering minor injuries were Randolph S. Mattice, 44, of Court Street, Syracuse, and Christie A. Rogers, 51.

Both a witness and the truck driver reported they didn't see a turn signal on Mattice's vehicle.

The truck driver, William Conroy, 42, of Williamee Road, Trumansburg, was not injured.

Suzanne M. Walsh, owner of the 2000 Pontiac Driven by Mattice, was also uninjured.

(Initial Report)

May 29, 2012 - 2:20pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Pavilion.

A 64-year-old Wyoming Steuben County resident whose pickup truck struck a tree in Pavilion is in satisfactory condition at Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was taken by Mercy Flight following the accident at 4:19 p.m., Sunday.

Kentin P. Dana, of Veterans Avenue, Bath, apparently suffered a medical condition, which led to the accident.

Dana was southbound on Route 63 when his 2000 Ford pickup went off the road and struck a tree.

Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy EMS responded and found Dana semiconscious in his vehicle.

The accident was invested by Deputy Cory Mower.

(Initial Report)

May 28, 2012 - 8:42pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, corfu.

A 4-year-old child suffered possible whiplash in a two-car accident at routes 33 and 77, in Corfu.

Corfu Fire Department is responding.

UPDATE 9:07 p.m.: Corfu back in service.

May 28, 2012 - 5:27pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, byron, south byron.

A serious injury accident is reported at Swamp Road, east of Hessenthaler Road. There are reportedly two people unconscious in the vehicle. Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics. A responder on scene has spotted the vehicle in the middle of a field. Mercy Flight is put on standby.

UPDATE 5:28 p.m.: They are asking that extraction equipment be brought in.

UPDATE 5:31 p.m.: Fire police from Bergen are requested to shut down Swamp Road at Pocock Road.

UPDATE 5:34 p.m.: Mercy Flight is heading to the scene.

UPDATE 5:38 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE 5:49 p.m.: One male required extrication and was boarded on Mercy Flight, which is now airborne.

UPDATE 5:59 p.m.: The man is being taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.

May 28, 2012 - 5:23pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, alexander.

A gray SUV veered off the pavement and struck a tree at 2971 Dodgeson Road in Alexander. There may be minor injuries. The trooper on scene has called for a medic to evaluate those involved. Alexander fire, or perhaps Darien, will be responding along with a medic. The vehicle's damage is said to be substantial.

UPDATE 5:42 p.m.: The vehicle ended up on nearby Seward Road.

UPDATE 5:52 p.m.: Darien is back in service, so are Mercy medics.
May 28, 2012 - 2:56pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accident.

A 3-year-old has reportedly been struck by a vehicle at 20 S. Main St. in the city. The location is between Walnut and Pearl streets. City fire is on scene and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 3:05 p.m.: City Engine 12 is back in service.

UPDATE 3:16 p.m.: Minor injuries. The boy was taken to UMMC. Early indications are the family was walking across the street and the boy darted out in front of them.

May 28, 2012 - 11:14am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, alexander.

A motor-vehicle accident, with a woman possibly trapped underneath a car, is reported at 2967 Pike Road. Alexander Fire and Ambulance are responding. The location is between Upton and Halstead roads.

UPDATE 11:21 p.m.: A firefighter on scene reports the woman is not trapped at this point.

UPDATE 11:34 a.m.: The woman is being transported to UMMC. Alexander fire is back in service.

May 27, 2012 - 4:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Pavilion.

A motor vehicle has struck a tree at 6969 Big Tree Road in Pavilion. One person is said to be unresponsive. Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: The male driver is responsive, but lethargic. The engine of his pickup truck is smoking. Mercy Flight is on in-air standby.

UPDATE 4:34 p.m.: The driver is said not to know where he is or how he got there. The location is between East Park Street and York Road.

UPDATE 4:38 p.m.: Mercy Flight is en route from Buffalo and the ETA is about 10 minutes. The 4-wheel drive truck has extensive front-end damage. Mercy Flight's landing zone will be set up at the high school.

UPDATE 4:58 p.m.: Mercy Flight is on the ground. A responder has asked for assistance with traffic control.

UPDATE 5:07 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne, but we didn't hear its destination. Mercy medics are back in service.

UPDATE 5:14 p.m.: The Pavilion assignment is back in service.

 

May 26, 2012 - 1:37pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Oakfield.

A car-deer accident with injuries is reported at Fisher Road and Lewiston Road, Oakfield.

Oakfield fire and ambulance responding.

UPDATE 1:38 p.m.: At least one victim with cuts from glass and minor bruising where the deer hit her.

UPDATE 1:45 p.m.: Oakfield Engine 72 back in service.

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