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December 10, 2014 - 8:45pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A tractor-trailer has jackknifed on Clinton Street Road and hit a utility pole. A second vehicle may be involved. 

The road is blocked. Power is out in the area.

All occupants are out of the vehicles.

The accident is reported in the area of 5106 Clinton Street Road, near Stringham Drive.

Town of Batavia fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 9:41 p.m. (back from the scene): An eastbound tractor-trailer that was fully loaded lost traction on a snowy road and jackknifed. A red pickup truck that was also eastbound became wedged under the trailer. The passenger side of the cab was completely crushed. Fortunately, there was no passenger. The driver had a cut on his hand and a complaint of arm pain. There's no suitable tow trucks available in Genesee County, so trucks are coming from Monroe County. A National Grid crew is also needed to replace the utility pole before the truck can be moved. Route 33 will likely be closed for some time yet.

December 8, 2014 - 6:11pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, bergen.

A accident is reported in the area of 7402 Clinton Street Road, near Lyman Road, Bergen.

Unknown injuries.

Traffic is blocked.

Bergen fire dispatched.

UPDATE 6:12 p.m.: The first chief on scene reports minor injuries.

December 8, 2014 - 9:32am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy.

A car has reportedly become stuck under a truck at West Main Street and Clay Street, Village of Le Roy.

Minor injuries are reported.

Le Roy fire and ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE 9:41 a.m.: The patient was a sign-off.

UPDATE 9:55 a.m.: The Le Roy assignment is back in service.

Photos submitted by Jeff Scott.

November 28, 2014 - 10:20am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A vehicle has struck a pole in the area of 112 Vine St., Batavia.

A minor head injury is reported.

No wires down.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

November 19, 2014 - 1:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

The woman who died in an accident on Meadville Road yesterday has been identified as Nituna L. Stafford, 40, of Basom.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by County Coroner Barry Miller.

The other person in the vehicle was Eli M. Smoke, 26, of Alabama. Smoke was injured and treated at ECMC for leg and chest pain.

State police say the vehicle they were in failed to stop at the end of Meadville Road and struck and continued through concrete barriers before stopping.

Stafford was the driver.

The investigation is ongoing, but is not considered a weather-related event.

November 18, 2014 - 10:35am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A person died in an accident that occurred on Meadville Road, Alabama, some time over night.

The circumstances of the accident remain under investigation, but neither the accident nor the death were weather related, according to Victor Morales, public information officer for Troop A, State Police.

The name of the deceased has not been released yet, pending family notifications.

Another person was injured. There's no information available yet on that person or the person's condition.

The accident was reported at about 6:30 a.m. in the area of 6686 Meadville Road.

Alabama fire responded to the scene.

A first responder reported the person was deceased when he arrived on scene.

November 18, 2014 - 6:20am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of 6686 Meadville Road, Alabama.

Alabama fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 6:21 a.m.: Mercy Flight is grounded due to weather.

November 17, 2014 - 1:01pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported in the area of 306 W. Main St., Batavia.

Mercy EMS requested to the scene to evaluate a person complaining of chest pain, believed to be from a seat belt.

UPDATE 1:12 p.m.: City fire is back in service.

November 13, 2014 - 6:22pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on Route 77 on the Thruway overpass, Pembroke.

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

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Darien's ambulance, second ambulance in, requested.

UPDATE 6:36 p.m.: Darien now requested to stand by in quarters.

November 2, 2014 - 7:40am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, thruway.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on the Thruway at mile marker 397.0 in the eastbound lane.

Dispatchers warn responders of extremely icy conditions in the area.

East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

The location is about a half mile west of the Slusser Road overpass.

UPDATE 7:43 a.m.: No injuries.

UPDATE 7:53 a.m.: A second ambulance requested after a vehicle may have struck the fire truck -- or close to it, hitting a guard rail instead. Darien fire's ambulance requested to the scene.

UPDATE 7:57 a.m.: "They hit the guard rail pretty good," reports a chief, but everybody is out of the car and injuries, if any, appear minor. The chief also reports "this is not good," cars are slowing down, but still sliding around.  

UPDATE 8:02 a.m.: Pembroke and Indian Falls requested to assemble in quarters.

UPDATE 8:06 a.m.: The East Pembroke chief informs the Pembroke chief that their crews are needed for traffic control in the eastbound lane. Another chief informs Darien's ambulance that it can go back in service. Mercy EMS can handle the signoffs on the second accident.

UPDATE 8:12 a.m.: A Pembroke chief reports icy conditions, at least two cars into guard rails. Dispatch says the Thruway Authority has a salt truck in route.

UPDATE 8:15 a.m.: There's a non-injury accident on the Route 98 overpass. A dispatcher notes, "Apparently the bridges in this county are iced over. It's Nov. 2 and the bridges are iced over."

UPDATE 8:18 a.m.: An East Pembroke chief is requesting crews completely shutdown the eastband lanes.

UPDATE 8:29 a.m.: A second accident in East Pembroke's district, on Route 5 near Wortendyke Road. The East Pembroke chief requests a dispatch for Town of Batavia while he tries to free up a unit to head that way. The dispatcher warns Town of Batavia that the road is icy. There are very minor injuries in the accident.

November 1, 2014 - 8:32am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident, thruway.

A car and semi-truck have collided on the Thruway in the westbound lane near mile marker 386.6

That's about two-tenths of a mile east of the Bank Street Road overpass.

There are only minor injuries.

Town of Batavia fire is responding along with Mercy EMS.

A chief on scene reports, "we've got one against the inside guard rail and one against the outside guard rail."

The left lane is blocked.

UPDATE 8:33 a.m.: A chief reports a correction on vehicles. One passenger vehicle and one flatbed truck, unloaded.

October 24, 2014 - 8:36am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke.

Injuries are reported after a car hit a tree in the area of 954 Main Road, Pembroke.

Only one vehicle is involved in the accident.

Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments dispatched, with one engine requested from Corfu.

Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 8:39 p.m.: National grid requested to the scene.

October 23, 2014 - 11:16am
posted by Alecia Kaus in batavia, accident, Oak Street, Richmond Avenue.

A two-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV occurred at Oak Street and Richmond Avenue about 10:30 this morning.

The tractor-trailer was traveling north on Oak Street and the SUV was facing south at the intersection and turning left onto Richmond Avenue when it was struck by the tractor-trailer. The SUV sustained damage on the passenger side.

According to the Batavia Police Department, no one was injured and the driver of  the SUV is being issued a ticket for failure to yield.

UPDATE 5 p.m., Friday: Further investigation by Batavia PD uncovered a different version of events. The SUV was eastbound on Richmond.  He was not issued a citation.

"We're unable, based on the information available at this time, to determine who was at fault," said Officer Kevin Defelice.

October 18, 2014 - 7:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, elba.

A car/deer accident with injuries is reported at 4189 Drake Street Road. Mercy medics and Elba fire are responding.

UPDATE 7:41 p.m.: The Mercy medic on scene reports to Elba command that the patient is a sign-off. Elba is back in service.

October 16, 2014 - 8:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Alabama.

A car has hit a pole on Bloomingdale Road near Tesnow Road, Alabama.

The driver has reportedly fled.

Wires are down, either on the ground or very low hanging. The pole is snapped.

No injuries are reported.

Law enforcement is in route.

Alabama fire is dispatched.

UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: Indian Falls Fire Police are asked to shut down traffic Bloomingdale Road Tesnow Road.

October 13, 2014 - 6:16pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident, State Street.

A two-car accident is reported at State Street and Hutchins Place, Batavia.

There are no injuries, but extrication is needed.

City fire responding.

October 13, 2014 - 9:45am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, east pembroke.

A car has reportedly rolled over the guard rail in the area of 2456 Main Road, East Pembroke.

No word on injuries.

East Pembroke fire an Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 9:46 a.m.: First responder: Vehicle is down an embankment.

UPDATE 9:50 a.m.: A BLS (basic life support) ambulance is requested, which would indicate minor injuries.

UPDATE 10 a.m.: Two patients extricated.

October 8, 2014 - 8:01am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A two-car accident, unknown injuries, is reported at Center Street and East Main Street, Batavia.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

October 6, 2014 - 3:03pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

A two-car accident reported on Clinton Street Road near Horseshoe Lake Road, Stafford.

Injuries are reported.

Stafford fire and Mercy EMS responding.

October 4, 2014 - 12:22am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

A female driver reportedly passed out and drove her car into a utility pole in the area of 9754 Transit Road, Stafford.

Stafford fire and Bethany fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

Law enforcement on scene advises everybody can respond non-emergency.

The woman is conscious and alter and apparently not seriously injured.




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