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November 9, 2015 - 8:29am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, bergen.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of 7652 Clinton Street Road, Bergen.

Bergen Fire and ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE 8:35 a.m.: All occupants out. Pole snapped.

November 8, 2015 - 6:07pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Thurway, accident.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported in the area of mile marker 397.5 on the eastbound Thruway.

The injuries initially described are not serious.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 6:16 p.m.: A second Mercy ambulance requested to the scene, non-emergency.

November 6, 2015 - 6:14pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, byron.

A car vs. tree accident is reported in the area of 7691 Caswell Road.

There are unknown injuries.

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

UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: A utility pole may also have been hit.

UPDATE 6:37 p.m.: Byron is back in service.

November 6, 2015 - 5:58pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in elba, accident.

A two-vehicle accident in which at least one vehicle has rolled over and a person is trapped is reported in the area of 7205 Oak Orchard Road, Elba.

Elba fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 6:35 p.m.: Mercy EMS transporting two to UMMC.

November 5, 2015 - 3:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

A car vs. pole accident with minor injuries is reported in the parking lot of the Genesee County Animal Shelter, 3841 W. Main Street Road. Town of Batavia Fire Dpeartment and Mercy medic #4 is responding.

November 4, 2015 - 8:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Stafford.

A car vs. pedestrian accident was reported about 10 minutes ago in Stafford. Mercy medic #3 is dispatched in non-emergency mode along with the Stafford fire. The location is Ellicott Street Road and South Lake Road.

November 4, 2015 - 5:17am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A motorcyclist has reportedly suffered injuries after colliding with a deer in the area of 1424 Judge Road, Alabama.

Alabama fire is on scene and the rider is reportedly alert and conscious with a non-life-threatening injury.

Mercy EMS is also responding.

November 3, 2015 - 3:11pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Alabama.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported on Judge Road, just west of Macomber Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 3:16 p.m.: Alabama fire is on scene but the location is actually east of Macomber Road, so Oakfield fire is called to respond.

November 3, 2015 - 1:56pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

A tractor-trailer rollover accident, unknown injuries, is reported at Oak and Main streets in the City of Batavia. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:59 p.m.: A responder reports a saddle tank on the vehicle is leaking.

UPDATE 2:03 p.m.: The third platoon is asked to report to city fire headquarters.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: A source at the scene said the tractor-trailer was hauling "wheat middlings" -- a by-product of flour production -- to a Baskin plant in Bethany to be processed into livestock feed.

UPDATE 2:31 p.m.: The first platoon is requested to report to fire headquarters.

UPDATE 3 p.m.: City Fire Chief Jim Maxwell said motorists should avoid the area for the next couple of hours. He said it will probably be 5 or 6 o'clock before they can get the vehicle uprighted and removed, along with the debris. Rush hour is still ahead and the crash is impacting traffic on routes 98/63/33. No injuries reported, nor were other vehicles involved, Maxwell said. The tractor-trailer was southbound on Route 98 and was turning eastbound on Main Street when either the load shifted or a mechanical problem occured and the whole thing went sideways. Besides the mess of crushed wheat and traffic, firefighters had a couple of saddle tanks leaking fuel. They were able to contain the spill and prevent it from going down into the storm  drain, Maxwell said.

November 2, 2015 - 3:35pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, corfu.

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A one-car rollover accident with entrapment is reported at 591 Main Road, Corfu. Unknown unjuries. Prior to the accident, dispatch had received calls that the vehicle was unable to maintain its lane. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding.

UPDATE 3:42 p.m.: There is "heavy entrapment" of one occupant. East Pembroke fire is called to provide mutual aid. Mercy Flight #5 is called to the East Pembroke Fire Hall.

UPDATE 3:47 p.m.: The roadway will be shut down and is expected to be closed for a long time. The driver is a man in his late 60s or early 70s who is said to be semi-conscious. There are live wires in the road. The pole they are hanging from is not broken, but does have a transformer on it. National Grid and the phone and cable companies are being contacted about the lines.

UPDATE 3:54 p.m.: Mercy Flight is ariborne and headed to the scene, about three to four minutes away.

UPDATE 4 p.m.: The patient has been extricated. Mercy Flight is on the ground.

UPDATE 4:05 p.m.: Command requests Alden Fire Police to shut down Crittenden Road at Route 5. "There isn't going to be any traffic through here for awhile."

UPDATE 4:19 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne. Destination not provided.

UPDATE 4:39 p.m.: Pembroke Fire Chief Jamie Waff said one vehicle went off the road, broke a utility pole, rolled over and landed on its roof. "It was a lengthy extrication process and it usually is when the vehicle is on its roof because everything is basically backwards from what we're used to in everyday life." Waff said the driver was semi-conscious but talking and able to assist firefigthers in his extrication. He was transported to ECMC, primarily for evaluation. Waff said due to the fact that a transfomer was involved, along with six to eight different kinds of power lines, the roadway will remain closed for probably at least another two hours, and it will take up to six hours or more for everything to be restrung and put back together. National Grid is on scene. The accident is under investigation. A witness said the driver passed two cars on the right just prior to the accident.

UPDATE 7:27 p.m. (by Howard): The road remains closed. Volunteer firefighters have had their hands full with people trying to circumvent the roadblocks. One resident who lives between the roadblocks went back and forth between roadblocks trying to get to his house and when a chief was notified, he was allowed to proceed. A person on scene told a chief that he's "in shock and awe" at how long repairs are taking. He's asked that dispatchers contact National Grid about the length of time the repairs are taking. 

UPDATE 8:04 p.m. (by Howard): The entire hamlet of Pembroke is without power. This is apparently the cause of power outages as well at Brickhouse Corners and the Thruway interchange. Earlier we heard there was confusion about getting the proper National Grid on scene in a timely manner because the crew was not informed it was a 9-1-1 call and that a pole was down.

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October 31, 2015 - 8:01pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Oakfield.

An ATV vs. car accident is reported in the area of 41 S. Main St., Oakfield.

An injury is reported.

South Main is being closed at Coe and at Pearl.

Oakfield fire on scene. Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 8:27 p.m.: The suspect, who was driving the ATV, fled on foot to a wooded area off Pearl Street. A deputy is out with him and will use his flashlight to direct medics to his location.

UPDATE 9:23 p.m.: Road is open. Oakfield back in service.

October 30, 2015 - 9:35am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, batavia.

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A woman who was pulling her car out of her driveway about 8:30 a.m. was trapped in her car after it was struck by another vehicle on Edward Street Batavia.

The woman, whose name has not yet been released by Batavia PD, was extricated by city firefighters and transported to UMMC for evaluation.

The other driver was evaluated at the scene.

Officer Kevin DeFelice said the accident appeared to be a case of an obstructed view and unfortunate timing, but it remains under investigation.

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October 27, 2015 - 12:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at West Main and River streets. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

October 24, 2015 - 3:28pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in elba, accident.

An accident with injuries is reported at Ford Road and Oak Orchard Road, Elba.

Elba fire and Mercy EMS responding.

October 24, 2015 - 12:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

An accident with minor injuries is reported 5264 Clinton Street Road at the intersection of Seven Springs Road. Town of Batavia fire is responding and Bethany's ambulance.

October 22, 2015 - 5:41pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Stafford.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at Main and Fargo roads, Stafford. A female has some glass stuck in her hand and another person is complaining of neck pain. Mercy medic #1 is on scene and Stafford Fire Department is responding. The accident is blocking traffic.

October 20, 2015 - 9:06am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Darien, accident.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Sumner and Colby roads, Darien.

Darien fire and ambulance responding.

UPDATE 9:18 a.m.: Minor injuries reported.

 

 

October 19, 2015 - 6:35pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, bergen.

A car accident is reported on the westbound Route 490 at mile marker 4.7. The vehicle is in a ditch and the female driver is complaining of chest pain. Bergen fire and ambulance are responding.

October 19, 2015 - 9:31am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, east pembroke.

A three-car accident with injuries is reported at Slusser and Pratt roads, East Pembroke. Law enforcement is on scene and says extrication will be needed. East Pembroke Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 9:48 a.m.: There were only two cars involved; the third vehicle was driven by a witness who stopped to block off the accident scene. The drivers involved in the accident had minor injuries and both were transported to a hospital; neither had passengers.

October 17, 2015 - 11:11am
posted by Billie Owens in accident, batavia.

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and is possibly injured on Veterans Memorial Drive in front of Peebles department store. Town of Batavia fire is responding. Mercy medics are on scene to evaluate the patient.

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.: The town assignment is back in service.

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