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August 18, 2013 - 11:50am
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, accidents.

A two-car accident with a minor injury is reported at 6283 Main Road in Stafford. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The location is near Route 237.

UPDATE 12:17 p.m.: Mercy medics are back in service with two sign-offs.

August 16, 2013 - 11:01am
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

A one-car accident is reported at Sumner and Colby roads in Darien. The vehicle is on its side and a person is complaining of back pain. Darien Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 11:44 a.m.: The male patient, who recently had back surgery, is being transported to an area hospital. Darien fire is back in service and the vehicle is being towed away.

 

August 14, 2013 - 9:15pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A three-car accident, blocking traffic, is reported at Batavia-Oakfield Townline Road and Downey Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy Medics are responding. One patient is complaining of leg pain.

August 11, 2013 - 3:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

Frances McClellan, the 81-year-old driver who reportedly pulled in front of a bus last Wednesday in Darien, succombed on Thursday to critical injuries suffered in the crash, according to State Police.

She was being treated for head trauma at Erie County Medical Center, where she was taken by Mercy Flight following the acccident on Route 20 at Tinkham Road.

The sole passenger on the bus, Stephen Smith, 58, of Bath, suffered a minor leg injury and was treated at the scene. Bus driver Jeremy Hill, 34, of Bath, was not injured.

August 11, 2013 - 11:08am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, bergen.

A motorcyclist has crashed and is injured at 7162 Lyman Road in Bergen. Mercy medics and Bergen fire are responding. The location is between West Bergen and Beaver Meadows roads.

UPDATE 11:13 a.m.: The rider of the black Suzuki is a male who is conscious and alert but has numerous scrapes and scratches to his head and legs.

UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: One of the lanes of traffic is blocked.

UPDATE 11:36 p.m.: The patient is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Someone is coming to remove the motorcycle from the roadway. The Bergen assignment is back in service.

August 7, 2013 - 6:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

An accident with multiple injuries involving three vehicles is reported at Route 20 and Colby Road. One person is said to have a leg injury and the other a head laceration. One female is unconscious. Darien Fire Department is responding, along with Mercy medics and law enforcement.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: Vehicles are blocking eastbound traffic. Mercy Flight's availability is checked and ship #5 out of Batavia is available.

UPDATE 6:04 p.m.: Mercy Flight is called and the landing zone will be the southwest corner of the accident scene in an open parking lot.

UPDATE 6:18 p.m.: All victims have been extricated from the vehicles.

UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: Route 20 will be shut down at routes 238 and 77.

UPDATE 6:32 p.m.: Alexander Fire Department is requested to shut down westbound tractor-trailer traffic at routes 20 and 98.

UPDATE 6:42 p.m.: Mercy Flight is transporting one patient to Erie County Medical Center.

 

August 4, 2013 - 12:11pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A car struck a motorcycle with two riders on it at Selden and West Bergen roads. One of them "is in pretty rough shape," is unconscious and has serious injuries. Le Roy fire and ambulance is responding along with Mercy medics.

Mercy Flight from Batavia is called and has a seven- five minute ETA, plus they are prepping another helicopter in Buffalo in case it's needed.

UPDATE 12:13 p.m.: The driver of the vehicle is also injured. The Buffalo helicopter is also requested to the scene. It has an 18-minute ETA.

UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: The second helicopter from Buffalo is cancelled.

UPDATE 12:20 p.m.: Selden Road is being shut down.

UPDATE 12:23 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed west of the scene in a grass field by a brown house.

UPDATE 12:29 p.m.: There is one fatality. Another patient is being prepped for transport to a hospital by Mercy Flight.

UPDATE 12:33 p.m.: An engine from Stafford is requested to stand by in Le Roy's fire hall.

UPDATE 3:37 p.m.: State Police called to inform us that family notifications have been made, but no further information will be released for at least a couple of hours.

UPDATE 4:12 p.m.: Le Roy and Stafford are back in service.

UPDATE: For people coming directly to this story from Facebook, the updated story is here.

August 2, 2013 - 12:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A vehicle reportedly rolled over multiple times on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 388. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. Mercy Flight is put on standby.

UPDATE 12:47 p.m.: The chief said everyone's out of the vehicle, which went off the right shoulder, and they are being treated by medics on scene. The assignment is held to Engine #24. The Thruway accident is not far from the college.

UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: The town is back in service.

August 1, 2013 - 5:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in Pavilion, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of Route 63 and Starr Road. Pavilion fire, law enforcement and two Mercy rigs are responding. The crash involves two cars and a tractor-trailer. Mercy Flight #5 in Batavia is said to be available.

UPDATE 5:24 p.m.: A responder on scene says there's no entrapment and there are two patients, one is walking around and another complains of neck and back pain. One vehicle is blocking traffic and another is off the roadway.

UPDATE 5:26 p.m.: They are going to shut down traffic on Starr Road and reroute traffic on 63 to Roanoke Road.

UPDATE 5:39 p.m.: A heavy wrecker is called to handle the disabled tractor-trailer, which is carrying a full load and weighs 38,000 pounds.

UPDATE 5:57 p.m.: A 23-year-old male is being transported to UMMC, complaining of neck, shoulder and collarbone pain.

UPDATE 6:43 p.m.: The roads are reopened and the Pavilion assignment is back in service.

July 30, 2013 - 8:44pm
posted by Billie Owens in east pembroke, accidents.

A second rider was reported down and injured at Area 51 in East Pembroke. Mercy medics responded. The responders are now back in service.

July 30, 2013 - 8:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in area 51, east pembroke, accidents.

A 14-year-old boy with a head injury will require Mercy Flight transportation to a hospital. He's a rider at the Area 51 motocross track in East Pembroke, located at 3500 Harloff Road.

The Batavia helicopter is responding, along with Mercy Medics and East Pembroke Fire Department.

He's believed to be in the "far left area" of the facility.

UPDATE 8:16 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed.

July 26, 2013 - 1:07pm
posted by Billie Owens in Alabama, accidents.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported at Route 77 and Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. A person is believed to have a fractured leg and is not able to get out of the vehicle. It is blocking traffic.

UPDATE 1:14 p.m.: Another ambulance is requested along with aid from Pembroke and Indian Falls fire. There are two additional patients, one with a head injury, and the other with a spine and neck injury.

UPDATE 1:16 p.m.: Mercy Flight 5 out of Batavia is called to the scene.

UPDATE 1:19 p.m.: The landing zone will be an adjacent strawberry field.

UPDATE 1:34 p.m.: The helicopter landed a couple of minutes ago.

UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne, bound for Strong Memorial Hospital. A Mercy medic ambulance is taking one patient to Unity Hospital in Rochester, formerly named Park Ridge Hospital.

 

July 26, 2013 - 12:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A motorcycle wreck is reported at 58 Lake St. in Le Roy. The rider has a broken ankle, according to a responder on scene. An ambulance from Caledonia is requested. The roadway is not blocked. Le Roy fire is responding.

UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: Le Roy fire is told to hold all equipment in quarters.

UPDATE 12:56 p.m.: Caledonia is being cancelled. The injured person will be transported to a hospital by personal vehicle.

UPDATE 1 p.m.: The Le Roy assignment is in service.

July 22, 2013 - 5:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A car struck a bicyclist at West Main Street and Holland Avenue in Batavia. City police and Mercy medics are responding along with city fire.

UPDATE 5:21 p.m.: A female is being taken to UMMC with some cuts and abrasions on her feet and shins.

July 20, 2013 - 2:46pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, bergen.

A possible pickup truck accident is reported on Route 33 near Maple Avenue in Bergen. A truck is reportedly in the woods and "people are out wandering around." Law enforcement is en route.

UPDATE 2:52 p.m.: An officer in the area reports finding nothing. Dispatch says the location is east of West Bergen Road.

July 20, 2013 - 12:54pm
posted by Billie Owens in Alabama, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Macomber and Town Line roads. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:56 p.m.: Neck and head injuries are reported.

UPDATE 1:02 p.m.: Two vehicles involved, both requiring flatbed tows. The accident is blocking traffic.

UPDATE 1:22 p.m.: A female is being transported to UMMC with head and neck pain. She was riding in the middle of the cab of a pickup truck and struck her head on the rear window when the accident occurred.

UPDATE: Photos submitted by Melissa Sumeriski.

July 17, 2013 - 10:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A one-car accident is reported at South Spruce and Main streets in the city of Batavia. The vehicle struck a tree and is within 15 feet of a residence. City firefighters are responding along with Mercy medics. Batavia PD are on scene to help with traffic control.

UPDATE 11:20 p.m. (by Howard): Police say the driver of the car was eastbound on East Main Street when for an unknown reason, her car left the roadway and struck the curb and then drove across the front lawn of 534 E. Main St., and through the side yard on the east side of the house. The car went through the back yard and then turned northbound in the side yard on the South Spruce-side of the house. It then struck a tree and caught on fire. Both occupants were out of the car when police arrived. The driver was transported to UMMC with complaints of neck and back pain. The male passenger was unhurt. Nobody else was hurt. Police say the investigation is continuing and it's unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor.

Top photo: Sparks and water fly as city firefighters use a radial saw to cut the hood off the car.  Second photo: Firefighters inspect the engine compartment after removing the hood. Third photo: A bike with a bent front tire that police said was ejected from the trunk of the car when the car struck the tree.

July 17, 2013 - 2:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in Oakfield, accidents.

A car struck a pole then careened into a field at 3684 Lockport Road, near Fisher Road. Injuries are reported. Oakfield fire is responding, along with medics and a Sheriff's deputy.

UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: An 18-year-old male is being transported to UMMC and complains of right hand pain.

July 16, 2013 - 7:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A non-injury accident at Routes 5 and 19 in Le Roy is blocking traffic, and at the request of state troopers, Le Roy fire police are called to shut down traffic at Lake and Bacon streets and at Clay and Myrtle streets.

UPDATE: Photo submitted by Andre J. Carmel Jr.

July 15, 2013 - 6:21pm
posted by Billie Owens in crime, Le Roy, accidents.

Police are looking for a man that allegedly left the scene of an accident on Harris Road in Le Roy. He is walking and described as a heavy-set white male, 6-feet tall, wearing a striped shirt and shorts.

UPDATE 7:01 p.m.: The roadway had been closed, but is now reopened. Law enforcement is waiting for National Grid because wires were torn down.

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