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November 30, 2012 - 6:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in byron, south byron, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported at 6081 Byron Elba Road, east of Byron Road. A utility pole there is snapped in half. South Byron Fire Company is responding.

UPDATE 6:17 p.m.: National Grid is contacted because the pole presents a hazard. No ETA given.

UPDATE 6:26 p.m.: National Grid has a 10-minute ETA. A tow will respond to remove the damaged vehicle(s) after National Grid clears the pole/wires.

November 30, 2012 - 4:29pm
posted by Billie Owens in corfu, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported at 853 Genesee St. in Corfu. Corfu Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. Law enforcement is on scene.

UPDATE 4:33 p.m.: Three people are signs-offs and one person will likely be transported to a hospital.

November 29, 2012 - 5:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A car accident is reported on Route 5, in front of the Save-A-Lot store in Le Roy. The roadway is being closed in both directions by fire police. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

Eastbound traffic is closed at Gilbert Street; westbound at Lake Street. The store is at 15 W. Main St. (Route 5).

UPDATE 5:40 p.m.: Two patients are being transported by Le Roy to Strong Memorial Hospital.

UPDATE 5:43 p.m.: Westbound Route 5 is being opened.

UPDATE 6 p.m.: Eastbound is reopened and traffic police are back in service along with the fire department.

November 28, 2012 - 7:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in Pavilion, accidents.

Drivers on Perry Road in Pavilion should use extra caution as there is a car / deer accident at 10163 Perry Road and the vehicle is now without lights and blocking the roadway. Law enforcement is responding.

UPDATE 7:12 p.m.: An officer on scene says the location is south of Route 20.

November 28, 2012 - 5:39pm
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, accidents.

A two-car accident with air-bag deployment is reported in front of the Red Osier restaurant in Stafford. A female is complaining of wrist and facial pain. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy EMS are responding. The restaurant is located at 6492 E. Main St. Road.

November 27, 2012 - 6:39pm
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, accidents.

A two-car accident with a minor injury is reported at Bethany Center and Ellicott Streets roads. Stafford fire and Mercy EMS are responding. A person is complaining of neck pain.

UPDATE 7:01 p.m.: Stafford is back in service.

UPDATE 7:09 p.m.: A 31-year-old female is being taken to UMMC with complaints of back, shoulder and neck pain.

November 26, 2012 - 10:18am
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A car accident is reported at East Main and Bank streets in Batavia. One person has chest pain as a result. Law enforcement is on scene and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 10:27 a.m.: Two cars were involved, and one of them traveled to Center Street afterward where medics took the patient to UMMC. City fire also responded and is now back in quarters. A flatbed tow is called for the disabled vehicle at the initial crash site.

November 25, 2012 - 10:46am
posted by Billie Owens in pembroke, accidents, indian falls.

There are two motor-vehicle accidents on the Thruway in the area of mile marker 401. There are no injuries reported for the one in the eastbound lane, which involves a red Jaguar. The one in the westbound lane resulted in a minor injury. Mercy medics are responding along with Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments.

UPDATE 10:50 a.m.: A second ambulance is requested and assistance for traffic control. The Jag has major front-end damage and is on the bridge over Route 77, which is said to be extremely slick and cars are traveling on it too fast. A third car has slid on the bridge.

UPDATE 10:57 a.m.: The state DOT has salt and maintenance trucks headed to the bridge.

UPDATE 11:14 a.m.: Two patients are being taken to UMMC.

UPDATE 11:22 a.m.: The patients headed to UMMC have minor injuries. One is a 49-year-old female, the other is an 18-year-old male.

UPDATE 11:25 a.m.: Indian Falls is leaving the scene and so is the State Trooper.

UPDATE 11:27 a.m.: Pembroke command calls for an ambulance at the top of the ramp of the Pembroke exit off the Thruway for an accident in which a person has neck and back pain.

UPDATE 11:55 a.m.: The person with neck and back pain is a 42-year-old male who is being taken to UMMC.

UPDATE 11:56 a.m.: The Pembroke assignment is back in service.

November 23, 2012 - 1:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at Sumner and County Line roads. Darien Fire Department and medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:13 p.m.: One car is blocking westbound traffic.

UPDATE 1:39 p.m.: Two people, including a small child, are being transported to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

November 22, 2012 - 7:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, accidents.

A car struck a deer at 6372 Main Road in Stafford. A 26-year-old female sustained a head injury. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 7:20 p.m.: An officer on scene says the deer's head smashed through the van's window and pushed the female driver into the rear of the vehicle, injuring her head.

UPDATE 7:43 p.m.: The woman is being taken to UMMC. She was a passenger in the back seat and the deer smashed through the side window. She is complaining of hip and back pain. Stafford firefighters are back in service.

November 20, 2012 - 11:42am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, bergen.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at 6571 W. Sweden Road. Bergen fire and Mercy medics are responding along with law enforcement. The location is between Swamp and Evans roads.

UPDATE 11:49 a.m.: A responder reports one vehicle is completely blocking traffic and fire police are called to shut down the roadway. A second vehicle involved is off the roadway.

UPDATE 12:49 p.m.: One patient was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.

November 16, 2012 - 6:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in byron, south byron, accidents.

A woman is complaining of chest pains following a car vs. deer accident which just occurred at the intersection of Byron Holley and Cochran roads. Byron and South Byron fire companies are responding.

UPDATE 6:50 p.m.: The scene of the accident is determined to be a half-mile north of Cochran Road on Route 237.

UPDATE 7:17 p.m.: The victim was transported by Mercy medics to Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport. The road is clear and the responders are back in service.

CORRECTION: Byron's ambulance responded to the scene and transported the patient to Lakeside.

November 16, 2012 - 5:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A one-vehicle rollover accident, blocking traffic, unknown injuries, is reported in the City of Batavia at West Main and River streets. Mercy medics and city fire are responding.

UPDATE 5:27 p.m.: A woman in her 50s is being transported to UMMC. A car is on its roof and a flatbed tow is called.

UPDATE 5:45 p.m.: One person was a sign-off. The city assignment is back in service.

UPDATE 6:04 p.m.: Here's a statement made to Howard at the scene about what a witness saw:

Conor Wilkes: "I was riding right behind the car when it happened. I was behind the white Toyota and the (Ford) Ranger that was in front of her made an abrupt stop. I think she was trying to change lanes at the same time. But the Ranger stopped so suddenly that when she made the turn, the front side of her car clipped the back side of the Ranger.

"I think her front tire rolled up on the rear tire of the Ranger just right and flipped the car. The Toyota wasn’t speeding. It was just a (freak) accident. Normally it would be just a quick fender-bender and everybody’d be OK, But it just happened so quick.

"As soon as I saw it happen, I pulled to the side and called 9-1-1 and got those guys going pretty quick. I put my jacket on, I got out and looked around the car and looked to see how many passengers there were, how the car was. A couple of pedestrians helped out.

"I got the keys out of the vehicle and made sure it was secure. She seemed to be alright except she was upside down. And then we just waited for fire and EMS to come and extricate her. The woman in the Ranger was just flustered and the other woman in the Toyota just seemed concerned that she was now upside down."

November 16, 2012 - 4:54pm
posted by Billie Owens in elba, accidents.

A serious injury, motor-vehicle accident is reported at North Byron and Log City roads in Elba. A car has plowed into a tree and the female driver is unconscious. Mercy Flight out of Buffalo is going to respond. Elba fire and Mercy medics are responding.

Fire police are called to the scene and to the juncture at North Byron and Strouts roads.

UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: Mercy Flight has a five-minute ETA.

UPDATE 5:03 p.m. Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE 5:06 p.m.: The patient has been extricated. A crash team and investigator are called to the scene.

UPDATE 5:41 p.m.: Mercy Flight left the scene about 15 minutes ago.

UPDATE 6:24 p.m.: It's been confirmed with authorities that this was a fatal accident.

UPDATE 7:03 p.m.: The victim has been identified as 69-year-old Vincentia Smith, who was taken by Mercy EMS to UMMC where she was pronounced dead.

UPDATE 8:33 p.m. (by Howard): The cause of the accident remains undetermined at this time.  We'll post a fuller story on the accident later tonight or in the morning.

November 14, 2012 - 4:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Munson and Wolcott streets in Le Roy. It is blocking traffic. There are two victims. They are going to shut down traffic at Wolcott and Route 19. There was air bag deployment. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

UPDATE 4:41 p.m.: There is entrapment.

UPDATE 4:48 p.m.: Everybody is out. Traffic will be shut down at the village green.

UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: There was one sign-off and one patient to be transported to the hospital via ambulance. Route 19 will remain closed by the accident scene until the two vehicles involved are removed. Le Roy is going back in service.

UPDATE 4:57 p.m.: The patient is being taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.

UPDATE 5:18 p.m.: Route 19 is reopened.

November 13, 2012 - 1:32pm
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, accidents.

A car-pedestrian accident is reported in the parking lot of the Stafford Trading Post on Main Road. Stafford fire and Mercy medics are responding. A pedestrian is said to have an injured leg but is alert.

November 9, 2012 - 1:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

An injury accident that is blocking traffic is reported at East Main and Liberty streets. One patient has a back injury. Mercy medics are on scene and city fire is responding.

November 9, 2012 - 11:23am
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

Press release:

Batavia police are investigating a hit-and-run accident which occurred on Thursday, Oct. 25, between 2:15 p.m. and 2:20 p.m. in the rear parking lot of the YMCA at 209 E. Main St.

A white Chevrolet van, belonging to Next Generation Vending, was struck by another vehicle. The van had been parked along the sidewalk behind the building and was struck by a vehicle backing out of one of the 15-minute parking spaces.

The suspect vehicle is a newer black SUV which had a Web address written on the back hatch. The Web address was "(an unknown word) signs.com" and the driver of the suspect vehicle may have been an older male wearing a ball cap. It appears that he may not have been aware that he struck another vehicle.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Batavia PD at 345-6350.

November 4, 2012 - 11:48am
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at West Saile Drive and Call Parkway. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 11:50 a.m.: The accident is not blocking traffic. One car is off the roadway.

UPDATE 11:53 a.m.: A second ambulance is called in for a child, about 4 years old, who is alert and oriented but covered with broken glass. The child was on the passenger side of a vehicle, which was heavily damaged. Extrication of one victim will be required.

UPDATE 12:11 p.m.: The patient has been extricated.

UPDATE 12:25 p.m.: All patients are going to UMMC. None of them had loss of consciousness. One is a 34-year-old female who has neck and back pain. Another is a 5-year-old, who was in a car seat and has no complaints of pain. The third patient is a 42-year-old male driver who was wearing a seat belt and also has no complaints of pain. Town of Batavia is back in service.

November 3, 2012 - 12:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in alexander, Bethany, accidents.

A one-vehicle rollover accident with injury is reported at Creek and Putnam roads. A Sheriff's deputy on scene says the accident is completely blocking traffic. There is one victim with a leg injury and he will need to be extricated since the vehicle is on its side. Bethany Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. Alexander fire police are also requested to the scene.

Southbound traffic will be stopped at Dorman and Creek roads.

UPDATE 12:42 p.m.: Mercy Flight will be responding.

UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed. The patient has been extricated. A flatbed tow truck is called to the scene.

UPDATE 1:05 p.m.: Mercy Flight 5 is en route to Strong. Verizon has been notified that a phone box near the accident site was destroyed.

UPDATE 1:10 p.m.: Bethany fire and Mercy medics are back in service.

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: All responders are back in service.

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