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August 12, 2015 - 11:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

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A car versus motorcycle accident with injuries is reported at 142 S. Main St. near Roosevelt Avenue.

City firefighters and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:03 a.m. (by Howard): The accident involved a scooter and a deer. The rider suffered only minor injuries and was transported to UMMC for evaluation. The deer ran off. There was blood from the deer on the front fender of the scooter.

August 11, 2015 - 3:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, rope rescue, pembroke, corfu, indian falls.

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(Photo: Tyler Tomasik, right, with friends Chad Buziak, Alyssa Kranz and Katailyn Armstrong.)

A rope rescue is needed for a man who jumped off the north bank of Indian Falls behind the Log Cabin Restaurant. People there are unable to get him out. His unjuries are unknown. He is conscious and alert. The location is 1227 Gilmore Road, Corfu. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments, Mercy medics and the Rope Rescue Team are called to the scene.

UPDATE 4 p.m.: The male is a teenager who was rescued by his best friend and transported by Mercy medics to UMMC for evaluation at the request of his parents. He had no complaints of aches or pains.

UPDATE 4:18: The rescuer is 19-year-old Lancaster resident Tyler Tomasik. Here's what he told Howard at the scene: "We were just walking down by the water. He slipped in. Had to save him. We were right underneath the falls. Like there's a cliff where you drop off and we were underneath it, like watching the falls, and he slipped on this wet rock and just went under. I didn't know what to do. I tried grabbing a stick to pull him out. That didn't work so I just reached my arm in and grabbed him. I just kept reaching in."

Asked about whether they had jumped off the falls, he said they have heard about it but had not done so. But when his friend just slipped into the water it was "a little scary."

Once out of the water, his friend hugged him and told him he loved him and said "thanks." Tyler told him "That's what friends are for. You gotta stick up for each other."

August 9, 2015 - 6:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, water rescue, indian falls, pembroke.

A man is down in the water, bleeding from the head, in the Indian Falls at 1227 Gilmore Road, Corfu. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy medics are responding. The Water Rescue Team is called for a possible rope rescue. The location is outside the Indian Falls Log Cabin Restaurant.

UPDATE 6:26 p.m.: The emergency rope rescue response is cancelled per Pembroke command.

UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: Howard at the scene says a state trooper told him a man got a small cut on the head. That's it. "It was nothing." The assignment is back in service.

August 9, 2015 - 7:36am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, alexander.

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A possible head-on collision is reported at 9741 Alexander Road, just south of Lang Road, Town of Alexander. Unknown injuries. Mercy Flight in on ground standby. Alexander fire and ambulance are responding along with Mercy medics. Dispatchers received several calls about this accident.

UPDATE 7:45 a.m.: One vehicle has heavy front-end damage; the other is about 150 feet off the roadway. There's a lot of debris in the roadway. No word yet on injuries.

UPDATE 8:20 a.m.: Howard at the scene reports one person was transported to UMMC for evaluation after complaining of head and neck pain. The victim was driving a Jeep and it was rear-ended and pushed into a field, striking a couple of trees before coming to rest. It was struck by a sedan driven by a young woman who was given and passed a field-sobriety test. The driver of the sedan is being charged with following too closely and speed not reasonable and prudent. The Alexander assignment is back in service.

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August 8, 2015 - 7:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A two-car accident is reported on Park Road in front of Alex's Place restaurant. There is reportedly one person with a minor head injury. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

August 4, 2015 - 6:03pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

An automobile accident is reported at the intersection of Batavia -- Elba Townline Road and Pekin Road. A 5-year-old female requires medical evaluation. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

July 30, 2015 - 4:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Le Roy.

A minor-injury accident is reported at 8715 Lake Street Road, north of the Village of Le Roy. A vehicle was on fire, but the fire has been extinguished. Law enforcement on scene. Le Roy fire and ambulance, as well as fire police, requested to the scene. The location is in front of Orcon Industries.

July 29, 2015 - 2:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, east pembroke, accidents.

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A tractor-trailer's load of cargo became detached from the cab and is blocking the roadway and leaking hydraulic fluid at the Cargill plant, located at 8849 Wortendyke Road, Batavia. East Pembroke Fire Department is responding.

UPDATE 2:05 p.m.: A heavy wrecker is being called in to remove the vehicle.

UPDATE: There were no citations issued. The trailer came loose as a result of a mechanical failure, according to what we were told at the scene. A State Police commercial truck enforcement officer inspected and found no violations.

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July 20, 2015 - 6:05pm
posted by Billie Owens in pemborke, indian falls, accidents.

A two-car accident, unknown injuries, is reported at the intersection of Gabbey and Alleghany roads. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics.

July 8, 2015 - 12:32pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A bicyclist has been struck by a vehicle on Trumbull Parkway. The person is conscious and alert and injuries are believed to be minor. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:51 p.m. A man with leg pain is being taken to UMMC. The medic says the patient was "bumped by a truck."

July 7, 2015 - 7:12am
posted by Billie Owens in Oakfield, elba, accidents.

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A two-car accident with multiple injuries is reported in Oakfield at Drake Street Road and Fisher Road. Oakfield Fire Department is responding, along with Elba fire and two Mercy medic units. Three people are involved but the extent of their injuries is not yet known. All are conscious. There is entrapment and extrication is needed.

UPDATE 7:17 a.m.: Fire police are asked to shut down traffic at Drake Street Road.

UPDATE 7:24 a.m.: An ambulance from Byron is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 7:43 a.m.: Two patients are being transported to UMMC. One is a 27-year-old male; the other is a 28-year-old male.

UPDATE 7:48 a.m.: One patient is being taken to Strong Memorial Hospital. None of the victims are seriously injured.

UPDATE 8:30 a.m. (by Howard): A deputy on scene it appears the Ford Explorer ran a stop sign and broadsided the other vehicle. No names released yet.

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July 1, 2015 - 1:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A bicyclist has been struck by a vehicle at 162 Walnut St., in front of city DPW. City fire and mercy medics are responding.

June 27, 2015 - 10:50am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Le Roy.

A two-car accident with possible minor injuries is reported at 7824 Lake Road. Le Roy fire and ambulance responding.

June 15, 2015 - 6:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A person is complaining of leg pain after being struck by a vehicle in front of Rancho Viejo Mexican Restaurant, 12 Ellicott St.

City of Batavia firefighters and Mercy medics are responding.

June 5, 2015 - 5:03pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, east pembroke.

A two-car accident, unknown injuries, is reported at the intersection of Hartshorn Road and Route 33. East Pembroke Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

June 5, 2015 - 12:57pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in front of the Deli Express, 8204 Park Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:01 p.m.: A second ambulance is called to the scene. Injuries are minor.

May 31, 2015 - 4:27pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A car has crashed into the house at 9346 Creek Road. Unknown injuries. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The location is between East Road and Old Creek Road, Batavia.

UPDATE 4:28 p.m.: One minor leg injury is reported.

UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: Howard at the scene says a car was stopped in the driveway and the driver's foot slipped off the brake, causing the vehicle to move and hit the nearby enclosed porched. A woman was sitting inside the porch and some debris fell on her leg, causing a minor wound. Medics treated her at the scene. A code enforcement officer is heading there to assess any structural damage to the porch.

UPDATE 5:13 p.m.: The code enforcement officer is on scene. The Town of Batavia Fire Department is back in service.

May 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Stafford.

A motor-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported at Route 237 and Clinton Street Road. There are two patients and Mercy medics are responding in non-emergency mode. Stafford Fire Department is also responding.

May 28, 2015 - 6:13pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Darien.

A two-car accident with possible serious injuries is reported at Colby and Sumner roads. Mercy Flight is on in-air standby. A caller reports a male in one of the vehicles "is slumped over." It is blocking traffic. Darien Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: The patient who was reportedly unconscious is now believed to be conscious and alert, according to a dispatcher.

UPDATE 6:23 p.m.: Darien command has cancelled the Mercy Flight response.

May 27, 2015 - 7:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia.

A one-car rollover accident is reported on the westbound Thruway at mile marker 385.5. The driver hit a guard rail, is out of the vehicle, and experiencing trouble breathing. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

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