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June 11, 2014 - 2:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in elba, accidents.

A car accident with injuries is reported at 6968 Transit Road. Elba Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. Mercy Flight is on standby.

June 9, 2014 - 2:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in byron, accidents.

A two-car accident with possible entrapment is reported at Route 237 and Cockram Road. A pole is also involved. Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 2:53 p.m.: Fire police are requested to the scene.

June 3, 2014 - 4:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A two-car accident is reported at Route 33 and Wortendyke Road. A caller at the scene reports no injuries. It is blocking traffic. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics for evaluation.

UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: Now one person is said to have a minor injury.

UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: A patient is being transported to UMMC.

June 1, 2014 - 11:01am
posted by Billie Owens in byron, accidents.

A two-car accident is reported at North Byron and Transit roads. Four people sustained minor injuries. Byron and South Byron firefighters are responding. Mercy medics are on scene.

UPDATE 11:02 a.m.: A second ambulance is called in.

UPDATE 11:07 a.m.: Elba Fire Police are called in.

UPDATE 11:33 a.m.: At least two people have been transported to UMMC.

May 30, 2014 - 5:30pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, accidents.

A motorcycle accident is reported on Sumner Road near the sharp turn at Simonds Road. The rider and his bike are in a ditch. Unknown injuries. Law enforcement is on scene. Darien fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 5:44 p.m.: Mercy Flight, although available, will not be needed, according to medics on scene.

UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: The subject has been transported to ECMC. The Darien assignment is back in service.

May 29, 2014 - 5:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported at 7228 Griswold Road. It's at the intersection of Griswold and West Bergen roads. LeRoy fire and medics are en route.

UPDATE 5:19 p.m.: A responder on scene reports that there is one minor injury.

UPDATE 5:46 p.m.: Medics are back in service; there was no patient transport.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: The Le Roy assignment is back in service.

May 28, 2014 - 3:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in byron, south byron, accidents.

A car crashed into a pole in the area of 7027 Route 237. Unknown injuries, but the driver is out of the vehicle. The pole and wires are down, blocking the roadway. The "car is smoking."

Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics.

The location is between Town Line and Cockram roads.

UPDATE 3:13 p.m.: Fire Police are called to shut down traffic at Route 237 and Cockram Road. National Grid will be contacted about the damaged equipment.

UPDATE 3:14 p.m.: Byron command says responders can come in non-emergency.

UPDATE 3:35 p.m.: Mutual aid for standby crews is requested: A Stafford pumper to South Byron; and a pumper from Elba to Byron.

May 28, 2014 - 9:59am
posted by Billie Owens in east pembroke, accidents, indian falls.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at 2033 Main Road in Pembroke. East Pembroke and Indian Falls fire deparments are responding along with two Mercy medic units.

UPDATE 10:18 a.m.: A 31-year-old male complaining of back pain is being taken to UMMC. The assignment is back in service.

May 26, 2014 - 12:53pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A three-car accident is reported at 3 River St. Injuries are believed to be minor. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 12:55 p.m.: Northbound traffic will be stopped at River and South Main Street.

May 26, 2014 - 8:04am
posted by Billie Owens in byron, south byron, accidents.

A tanker with 500 gallons of anhydrous ammonia tipped over in the area of 6355 Cockram Road and Route 237. It is blocking the roadway. No indication of any spill at this time. It was being hauled by a tractor. Byron and South Byron fire units are on scene. Wind is west, southwest at 11 mph. County hazmat officials are notified.

UPDATE 8:11 a.m.: The county hazmat team is responding.

UPDATE 8:32 a.m.: Byron and South Byron fire police are requested to the scene.

UPDATE 8:45 a.m.: An engine from Clarendon Fire Department is requested to fill in at Byron's station.

The pin that broke, causing the accident. The ammonia was transferred from the tank that tipped over to two others owned by the same farm. The hazmat team was prepared in case there was a leak.

May 24, 2014 - 7:56pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported in front of Town of Batavia Fire Department's Station #1, located at Park and Lewiston roads. Town fire is responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 8:05 p.m.: A second ambulance has been called to the scene. The first medic is transporting a victim to UMMC.

UPDATE 8:08 p.m.: The town's assignment to Lewiston Road is back in service.

May 21, 2014 - 5:02pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A three-car collision, unknown injuries, is reported at West Main Street and Ellicott Avenue. City fire, Mercy medics and police are on scene.

May 20, 2014 - 9:15pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at 472 Ellicott St., between Clifton and Harvester. City fire and Mercy medics are on location.

UPDATE 9:31 p.m. (by Howard): Confirmed, minor injuries. One of the drivers reportedly claimed his brakes went out.

May 20, 2014 - 1:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents.

A three-vehicle accident, including a disabled semi-truck, is blocking Ellicott Street just past Swan Street. It is believed to be without injuries. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

May 20, 2014 - 12:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in Bethany, accidents.

A motorcyclist struck a deer on Route 63, near Clapsaddle Road, in Bethany. Bethany and Stafford fire departments and Mercy medics are dispatched.

UPDATE 12:40 p.m.: Mercy Flight will be responding. Firefighters have to set up the landing zone.

UPDATE 12:47 p.m.: The landing zone will be at the self-storage facility at Route 63 and Stafford Batavia Town Line Road.

UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: The rider was transported by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, mainly as a precaution for a possible head injury. He was wearing a DOT-approved half-helmut. He was riding about 55 mph on southbound Route 63 when a deer ran into the side of his motorcycle, throwing him off the bike and onto the roadway. The bike continued southbound and came to rest off the east shoulder of the roadway. The button buck did not survive the crash.

May 16, 2014 - 7:51pm
posted by Billie Owens in Alabama, accidents.

A one-car rollover accident is reported on Feeder Road, just west of Judge Road. The driver is claiming no injury although he did bump his head. The vehicle is being "restrained by trees from falling into the creek." Alabama Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. The location is in the Tonawanda State Wildlife Management Area.

UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: The Alabama assignment is back in service.

May 8, 2014 - 6:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A car struck a pole at 7115 W. Main Road in Le Roy. There are reportedly no injuries, but a pole and wires are down. Le Roy Fire Department is responding. Law enforcement is on scene and National Grid is called to respond as well.

UPDATE 6:22 p.m.: The location is in front of Upstate Farms Cooperative, Inc. Fire command requests Le Roy ambulance to respond, non-emergency, to evaluate the male driver.

UPDATE: Photo submitted by Kim Antinore.

May 8, 2014 - 2:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A three-car accident with one person suffering minor facial and leg injuries is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 383.3. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding along with mutual aid from Mercy Medics.

UPDATE 3:03 p.m.: Le Roy medics are en route to Strong Memorial Hospital. A second patient complained of back and neck pain and was also transported to a hospital. The Le Roy assignment is back in service.

April 25, 2014 - 3:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in Bethany, accidents.

A car into pole accident, with injuries, is reported at 10661 East Bethany Road. Bethany fire and rescue on scene.

UPDATE 3:27 p.m.: Bethany ambulance is transporting a patient to the hospital in Warsaw. Other units are returning to service.

April 22, 2014 - 3:53pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents.

A pickup truck slammed into a pole at 8596 W. Bergen Road. The driver is still inside but can talk, according to a responder on scene. Le Roy fire and ambulance responding. Fire police are requested to shut down West Bergen Road at Quinlan and at Randall roads.

UPDATE 4:33 p.m.: Once the driver was extricated and evaluated by medics, he declined further medical assistance. National Grid is on scene to fix the pole. The road remains closed until the truck is towed and a tow-truck company is en route.

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