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July 21, 2014 - 1:27pm
posted by Billie Owens in area 51, east pembroke, accidents.

A 16-year-old male lost consciousness for a little over a minute after an ATV accident on the track at Area 51. The boy's helmet came off, but no mention of whether this occured before or after impact. He is coming to consciousness. Mercy Flight is being dispatched to the scene. East Pembroke Fire Department and Mercy medics are also responding.

UPDATE 1:52 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne and headed to ECMC.

UPDATE 1:54 p.m.: Responders are back in service.

September 1, 2013 - 7:35pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, area 51, sports, motorcross.

Area 51 on Harloff Road, Batavia, hosted hundreds of racers from throughout the Northeast and Canada this weekend for the track's 7th Annual Can Am A.I.R. races.

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 19, 2012 - 5:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in area 51, pembroke, accidents.

A 50-something male suffered an upper leg injury in a dirt bike accident at the Area 51 motocross track. Pembroke Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The track is located at 3323 Harloff Road. The patient is in the very back of the riding area.

June 20, 2011 - 12:13pm
posted by Destin Danser in batavia, area 51, motocross, sports.

I was out at Area 51 yesterday to watch the races and take some photos. I had a great time and figured I would share a few. If you have never been there, you are really missing out on one of the great attractions in Genesee County! 

A young rider waves to the camera, making it look easy! He's in the 7-11 age group!

 

Four more photos after the jump:

 

June 19, 2011 - 9:18pm
posted by Destin Danser in area 51, motocross.

I was out at area 51 today to watch the races and take some photos. I had a great time and figured I would share a few. If you have never been there, you are really missing out on one of the great attractions in Genesee county! 

 

A young rider waves to the camera, making it look easy! He's in the 7-11 age group!

 

4 more photos after the jump:

 

October 16, 2010 - 5:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in area 51, accidents.

A motocross rider is unconscious after crashing his bike at Area 51, located at 3500 Harloff Road in Batavia. The accident "is way up on top of the hill."

The availability of Mercy Flight is being checked.

Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS are responding.

UPDATE (5:05 p.m.): Mercy Flight out of Batavia is in the air.

UPDATE (5:12 p.m.): Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE (5:43 p.m.): Mercy Flight is airborne, headed to Strong Memorial Hospital.

September 6, 2010 - 12:36pm
posted by Destin Danser in area 51, motocross.

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This weekend Area 51 Motocross hosted their biggest event of the season, The Can/Am Air.

Saturday gave competitors a chance to get in some practice time on the main track, and featured a grass race and the Dunlop "Minicross" race. The minicross race was a chance to introduce young kids to the sport in a safer and less competitive environment.

Sunday was the main event, which was expected to bring out 600 riders to compete for over $40,000 worth of prizes. There were 19 classes ranging from "schoolboy" (ages 12-16) to the women's 50+ category and everything in between.

The competition was tough, and the racers really pushed their limits to try and get on the podium. Every racer I talked to couldn't wait to come back next year, Thank you to everyone at Area 51 for putting on such an awesome event!!

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2 young riders fighting for the win in Saturday's minicross race

More photos after the jump:

September 5, 2010 - 12:57pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, area 51, accidents.

A 12-year-old motocross rider is reported to have neck and back injuries after crashing at Area 51.

That's on Harloff Road in Batavia. East Pembroke fire and Mercy EMS responded. Mercy Flight is deemed not needed.

 

July 27, 2010 - 9:26pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, area 51, accident.

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A reader provided this mobile phone photo of Mercy Flight at Area 51. A motocross rider reportedly suffered a back injury in an accident this evening.

More information if it becomes available.

July 4, 2010 - 2:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in area 51, motocross, sports.

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Today was race day at Area 51 Motocross. I thought it would be interesting to head out to the dirt bike track and snap a few photographs.

More pictures after the jump:

April 28, 2008 - 9:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in area 51, video, motocross, motorcycles, racing.

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