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July 30, 2018 - 8:58am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, Le Roy, news.


A travel-trailer rollover accident is reported on the Thruway in the area of mile marker 376.8 in the westbound lane in Le Roy.

No injuries reported but both lanes are blocked.

Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance responding.

Photos by Alex Feig, WBTA.


July 29, 2018 - 12:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A one-car accident with unknown injuries is reported on Perry Road at Rodgers Road, Pavilion.

Pavilion fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

July 27, 2018 - 3:35am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke, Oakfield.


An Oakfield woman was seriously injured late Thursday night on Route 5 in Pembroke when her Ford sedan collided with a semi-truck hauling Perry's Ice Cream.

Megan King was transported to ECMC by Mercy Flight following a lengthy extrication from her white 2015 Ford Fusion. 

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

King's Fusion was eastbound and the tractor-trailer, driven by Robin L. Alexander, of Buffalo, was westbound. Physical evidence at the scene indicates the truck and car collided in the eastbound lane.

Alexander reportedly told deputies he swerved into the eastbound lane in an attempt to avoid a crash. The force of the collision forced King's car backward and Alexander's truck traveled off the south shoulder and up an embankment.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The accident was reported at 9:40 p.m. in the area of 2040 Main Road.

Members of the Crash Management Team responded to the accident scene. The accident investigation is being handled by Chief Deputy Joseph Graff, Sgt. Andrew Hale, Investigator Chad Minuto, Deputy Travis DeMuth, Deputy Eric Meyer, and Deputy Joshua Brabon. Assisting at the scene were volunteer fire departments from East Pembroke, Pembroke, Alabama, Indian Falls, Oakfield, and the Town of Batavia, along with Mercy EMS and the NYS Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit.

(Initial Report)

July 25, 2018 - 5:04pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Darien.

A two-car accident is reported on Route 20 at Colby Road, Darien.

A caller reports two females out of the vehicle and lying on the ground.

Another person may be trapped in a vehicle.

There are potentially four patients.

No word yet on how serious the injuries might be.

Darien fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 5:06 p.m.: All four patients out of the vehicles. Three will be taken by Darien ambulance to ECMC for evaluation. The fourth will be evaluated by Mercy EMS and may be transported to UMMC.

July 25, 2018 - 11:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Bethany.

An accident with at least one minor neck injury is reported at 10033 East Road, by Holland Hi-Lift, in Bethany.

Bethany fire, Stafford fire, and Mercy EMS dispatched.

July 24, 2018 - 1:05pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A pedestrian was struck by a gray four-door sedan at Washington and Thomas avenues in the city. The vehicle continued on Washington eastbound. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 1:12 p.m.: Dispatch has updated the discription of the vehicle. It is silver or light blue in color and an older model. Male driver had brown hair and a mustache; female passenger had large sunglasses and dark wavy hair, according to a witness. A trooper may be behind the suspect vehicle now.

UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: A police officer at the scene says there are "several security cameras here at the intersection" and he may be able to get the vehicle's license plate after viewing the footage. An officer is possibly out with the vehicle matching the description at the West End Mobile Home Park.

UPDATE 1:32 p.m.: The victim/witness is not sure what damage is visible on the suspect vehicle. The officer says there's no evidence of vehicle damage left behind at the scene. There may have been a dog in the vehicle. The female passenger's sunglasses were heavily tinted.

July 23, 2018 - 8:18am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Pavilion.

A propane truck has reportedly rolled over at 599 Route 246 in the Town of Covington.

Pavilion fire and Mercy EMS responding. Le Roy asked to standby in quarters.

Mercy Flight was initially dispatched but then canceled.


July 21, 2018 - 10:18pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, pembroke.

A property-damage accident is reported at Route 77 and Route 5 in Pembroke. One subject is reportedly intoxicated and an argument was reported.

Deputies are responding.​

July 20, 2018 - 3:26pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, pembroke.


A two-car head-on collision is reported at 1396 Main Road in Pembroke. The location is between Boyce Road and Alleghany Road. The driver of one of the vehicles has a head laceration; three others are "shaken up" but otherwise OK.

No word on injuries in the other vehicle. The accident is blocking traffic.

Law enforcement is en route. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with two ambulances, one from Mercy -- the second either Mercy or Darien. Mercy Flight is on standby.

UPDATE 3:32 p.m.: There are a total of two patients with minor injuries; one has a small head laceration; the other a leg injury.

UPDATE 3:52 p.m.: Three patients were transported. This was not a direct head-on collision. A Ford Escape was westbound on Main Road when it veered into the eastbound lane and struck a Chevy Traverse; neither vehicle sustained significant damage. The Ford had damage to the passenger side; the Chevy had passenger front-end fender damage. A third, unspecified vehicle, was sideswiped in the collision but no one was injured. Two patients in the Ford Escape were transported to a hospital. The passenger in the Chevy was also taken by ambulance to a hospital.




July 19, 2018 - 7:21am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, bergen.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Buffalo Road and South Lake Road, Bergen.

Bergen fire and ambulance dispatched.

July 14, 2018 - 2:07am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Le Roy.

A person reportedly suffered a compound fracture of a leg bone in a three-wheeler accident at 39 S. Pearl Street, Oakfield.

Oakfield fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

July 13, 2018 - 9:46am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.


An accident with injuries is reported at Ellicott Street and Liberty Street, Batavia.

City fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 10:39 p.m.: Roadway cleared about 10 minutes ago. Rear-end accident just east of the railroad tracks that cross Ellicott Street.

July 12, 2018 - 11:21am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Alabama, news, accident.

A pickup truck has reportedly hit a tree in the area of 6472 Alleghany Road, Alabama, between Casey and Lewiston Road.

Unknown injuries.

Alabama Fire, Mercy EMS, and Shelby's rescue dispatched.

UPDATE 11:24 p.m.: Minor facial injury due to airbag deployment.

July 11, 2018 - 11:03am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia, notify.


A 51-year-old Batavia resident involved in a rollover accident on R. Stephen Hawley Drive yesterday is in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital this morning.

At strong "guarded" means the patient is in the intensive care unit.

The driver of the vehicle was Gerald E. Nicholson. The initial report said Nicholson was trapped under his pickup truck after it rolled over in a cornfield to the east of the roadway. A trooper at the scene said it appeared Nicholson's truck came over the hill, heading north, on Hawley Drive and failed to negotiate the curve and Nicholson may have overcorrected.

Nicholson was transported by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

A first responder said Nicholson was conscious and alert during extrication and sources described his injuries as apparently non-life threatening while he was at the scene.

State Police have not been forthcoming with information about the accident. We don't have the make, model or year of the pickup truck or any information on the status of the investigation.

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: A State Police sergeant said Nicholson was driving a 2007 Ford F-150. It does appear he came over the hill, lost control and overcorrected. Citations have been issued but the sergeant didn't know the exact charges. The accident is still under investigation but DWI is not suspected. 

Previously: Pickup truck driver taken by Mercy Flight to Strong after rollover accident by the college

July 10, 2018 - 2:28pm
posted by Billie Owens in accident, news, batavia, notify.


[Editor's Note: Due to technical diffculties, the site has been down for about an hour and we have been unable to post anything until now.]

Shortly after 1 p.m. a pickup truck rollover accident was reported on Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Drive near Batavia Stafford Town Line Road. The driver was pinned underneath the wreakage after being ejected.

Town of Batavia Fire Department responded to the scene along with mutual aid from Stafford Fire Department. State police and Sheriff's deputies were also on scene.

The male driver was reported extricated at 1:32 p.m. and it took medics 20 minutes to stablize him in an ambulance before he could be transported via Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

It appears the gray pickup was northbound on Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Drive and when it came over the crest of a hill by the MedTech Center, the driver may have lost control of the vehicle. There are skid marks in the middle of the road in front of the MedTech Center.

The pickup skidded off the roadway, flipped over, ejecting the driver and landing in a cornfield.

State police are investigating the accident.

Photos from the scene will be posted later today.

UPDATE 6 p.m.: The State Police have declined to provide any further information about the accident.

UPDATE 7:15 p.m. : non-life threatening injuries, according to a source.


July 8, 2018 - 6:00pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, Le Roy.

A maroon Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck reportedly hit a mailbox and drove into a ditch in the area of 8055 Lake Street Road, Le Roy, and then continued on Route 19 toward Monroe County.

The license plate comes back to a Monroe County address.

Law enforcement is responding and Monroe County law enforcement being notified.

July 7, 2018 - 11:17am
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, batavia.

A motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries is reported at Galloway and Lewiston Roads, Batavia.

The initial report was for multiple vehicles but law enforcement on scene reports only two vehicles involved. One is off into the woods with two occupants unable to exit.

Two ambulances requested to the scene, one non-emergency response.

Town of Batavia fire dispatched.

July 4, 2018 - 8:20pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in accident, news, byron.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of 6499 Lyman Road, Bryon.

Byron and South Byron fire departments dispatched.

UPDATE 8:22 p.m.: There is one truck off the road into the trees. 

UPDATE 8:23 p.m.: One patient, outside the vehicle.

July 4, 2018 - 2:41pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in elba, news, accident.


A two-vehicle accident is reported at Route 98 (Quaker Hill Road) and Lockport Road, Elba, with possible serious injuries.

One vehicle rolled over. Two people are entrapped.

Mercy Flight requested to the scene. Town of Batavia fire requested to the Elba rec hall to set up a landing zone.

Elba fire and three ambulances dispatched.

UPDATE(S) (By Billie) 3:13 p.m.: An ambulance from Byron is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 3:49 p.m.: One person is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via Mercy Flight.

UPDATE 4:02 p.m.: Preliminary details indicate a pickup truck and a sedan collided at the intersection after one of the vehicles failed to yield the right of way. Two people were in each vehicle. In addition to the person airlifted to Strong, two others were transported there by Mercy medics. All three suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The fourth person involved was a sign-off. The Byron ambulance was called in for evaluation and rehab for firefighters. No firefighters were injured.

UPDATE 4:36 p.m. (By Howard): The roads are being reopened. A trooper on scene State Police will release more information tomorrow.






July 1, 2018 - 3:21pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thruway, accident, news, batavia.


At least one person was injured following a single-car rollover accident on the westbound Thruway onramp in Batavia.

Mercy Flight transported a patient to ECMC following the accident at about 1 p.m.

A state trooper on scene would not provide further information.

Bottom two photos submitted by Jason Smith.




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