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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.

October 2, 2014 - 2:29pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, east pembroke.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 396.9. East Pembroke fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: One person has a broken ankle.

October 1, 2014 - 7:02pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Stafford.

A Sheriff's Office youth officer involved in an accident on Route 33 in Stafford on Tuesday has been cited for alleged failure to yield the right of way, according to an accident report released by the department.

John Dehm, driving a county-owned 2009 Chevy sedan, was southbound on Mill Road at 4:55 p.m., when he approached a yield sign at Route 33. He said he stopped and checked both ways but did not see a vehicle on Route 33.

His car struck the passenger's side front tire of a 2011 Lincoln SUV, which skidded off the south shoulder and struck a concrete foundation of a demolished building.

The report says that a utility pole near the intersection may have obstructed Dehm's view.

Vicki J. McKeirnan, 62, of Batavia, suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to UMMC.

The accident was investigated by Sgt. Ron Meides.

Previously: Sheriff's car involved in accident at Route 33 and Mill Road, Stafford

September 29, 2014 - 12:43pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A two-car accident is reported at River and Main, Batavia.

It's believed to be minor injuries.

City Fire and Mercy EMS responding.

September 28, 2014 - 12:22pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, alexander.

A motorcycle and pickup truck collision has been reported in the area of Route 20 and Brookville Road, Alexander.

There are injuries.

One lane is blocked.

Mercy Flight is on a ground standby.

UPDATE 12:24 p.m.: This post did not save and publish properly at 11:35 a.m.  

According to a deputy, the pickup driver pulled out north across Route 20 after letting two previous vehciles pass. The driver apparently did not see the motorcycling approach from the east.  A man and woman were on the bike. Both were transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance. 

September 28, 2014 - 10:20am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy.

A car has reportedly hit a tree in the area of 13 Madison Avenue, Le Roy.

Unknown injuries.

Le Roy Fire and Le Roy Ambulance dispatched. Pavilion requested mutual aid.

UPDATE 10:22 a.m.: Le Roy assignment held to one engine. Pavilion can go back in service.

UPDATE 10:39 a.m.: One patient being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Photo submitted by Jeff Scott.

September 28, 2014 - 2:56am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Oakfield.

A one vehicle rollover accident is reported in the area of 6380 a Fisher Rosd, Oakfield. 

One person reported with a head injury. 

Oskfield Fire and Mercy EMS responding. 

OPDATE 3:15 a.m. Truck heavily damaged. Driver is not seriously injured. Mercy Flight was on ground stand by and is cancelled. 

September 26, 2014 - 10:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy.

A car has reportedly hit a pole on West Main Street near Royal Drive, Le Roy.

Le Roy Fire with mutual aid from Pavilion dispatched along with Le Roy Ambulance.

UPDATE 11:22 p.m.: Route 5 is reopened in both directions.

September 26, 2014 - 5:03pm
posted by Alecia Kaus in batavia, accident, East Main Street.

A two car motor vehicle accident has been reported at 668 East Main street.

Minor injuries are being reported. A child is complaining of a shoulder injury.

An altercation has also develped at the scene.

Police and an ambulance have been dispatched.

City Fire is on location.

UPDATE: 5:20p.m.  A 45 year old female and a 4 year old child are being transported to UMMC.




September 26, 2014 - 1:52pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

Dispatchers have received a report of a motorcyclist down in the roadway at Ross Street and East Avenue, Batavia.

City Fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 2:40 p.m.: The rider, who was on a  scooter, not a motorcycle, was not injured, but he was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI.  When police arrived on scene, he volunteered, an officer said, that he had never rode a motorcycle or scooter before and did not have an operator's license for a motorcycle. He reportedly told police that his bike was hit from behind, but a witness said there was no car around when he went down. The witness said he failed to negotiate the curve and laid the bike down. A city employee arrived on scene and said just minutes before he had seen the rider "flying down the sidewalk" on a nearby street.  The suspect allegedly refused to get into the back of the police cruiser following his arrest and may face a resisting arrest charge.  The scooter is registered to another person. We would anticipate having the suspects name and specific charges in Monday's Law and Order column.

September 24, 2014 - 1:44pm
posted by Alecia Kaus in batavia, accident.

A two car accident at Oak and West Main street with injuries has been reported.

Several ambulances have been called to the scene to check out at least seven people with minor injuries.

Two people are being transported to UMMC with neck injuries.


UPDATE: 2:15 p.m.  According to Batavia Police, an SUV headed west on Rt. 5 with seven people inside was t-boned by a car going south on Oak street.

The two vehicles collided in the middle of the intersection. The driver of the car was not injured.

Three out of seven people in the SUV were transported to UMMC with minor neck and back injuries.



September 24, 2014 - 7:49am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy.

Route 19 in the area of Wolcott Street was closed this morning following a tractor trailer accident at 2:30 a.m. that involved three parked cars and a utility pole.

There were no injuries.

The road should reopen soon, though it is closed at the moment.


UPDATE: 2:17 p.m.  Rt. 19 has been re-opened.

Photos courtesy the Le Roy Fire Department.

September 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A pedestrian has been hit by a car in the area of 224 Ross St., Batavia.

There are injuries. No indication yet how serious.

City fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 3:57 p.m.: A person was transported to UMMC. There was an unrelated accident at 138 Ross Street shortly after this call. It was a property damage hit-and-run with the suspect vehicle last seen northbound but no description was provided.


September 21, 2014 - 6:05pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, accident.

A car vs. pole accident is reported on West Main Street, across from Tops Market.

Unknown injuries.

City fire and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 6:48 p.m.: Photo submitted by Greg Rada. We've not heard any further transmissions related to this accident.

September 10, 2014 - 1:56am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Basom, accident, Alabama.

A car has struck a house in Alabama, but no injuries are reported.

The location was originally given on Route 77, but deputies on scene say it is actually on Bloomingdale Road.

Alabama fire is responding.

September 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, pembroke, Flying J.

Photos and information from Alecia Kaus/Video News Service.

A woman from out of the area died today after being struck by a box truck pulling in for diesel gas at the Flying J off Route 77 in Pembroke.

The woman had apparently just left the restaurant at the travel plaza and was heading back to her truck when she was hit.

She was traveling with her husband, who was not injured.

The box truck is from Aberstar Freight.

The driver apparently did not see the woman.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by a county coroner. 

Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments were dispatched at about 12:15 p.m. with a report of a woman struck by a vehicle who was unconscious. Mercy Flight was put on ground standby, but never dispatched. Dispatchers were told that Mercy Flight wouldn't be needed, once a chief arrived on scene.

UPDATE: The deceased is identified as Carolyn V. Baltzell, 61, of Hot Springs, Ark. The driver is identified as Serge Guindon, 56, of Dorval, Quebec, who was driving a 2012 Peterbuilt box truck. The investigation is on going, but not charges are pending at this time. The investigation is being handled by Deputy Joseph Corona, Deputy Dana Richardson, Sgt. James Meier and Investigator William Ferrando.

September 5, 2014 - 2:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, Pavilion.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported at the junction of routes 19 and 63. There are injuries. Two tow trucks requested. Mercy medics are responding along with Pavilion Fire Department.

UPDATE 3:04 p.m.: There are a couple of sign-offs.




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