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February 13, 2019 - 3:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, pembroke.

A two-vehicle collision with injuries is reported on Read Road in Pembroke, north of Genesee Street. East Pembroke Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.

February 3, 2019 - 5:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, batavia.

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A semi and a burgundy coupe collided at the intersection of Ellicott Street and Summit/Liberty. City fire, police and Mercy medics are on scene. Traffic was backed up in both directions, but traffic lanes are being reopened now.

The female driver of the coupe may have minor injuries and is being transported by Mercy medics to UMMC for evaluation. The truck driver appears to be uninjured. He faces a citation for allegedly running a red light. 

February 2, 2019 - 4:55pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Bethany, news.

An accident is completely blocking the westbound lane of Broadway Road (Route 20) in Bethany after a collision between two vehicles near Francis Road. Minor injuiries reported. Bethany Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Alexander Fire Department is called to the scene to assist Bethany. Traffic assistance is needed.

UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: Alexander reported it had returned to its fire hall about 10 minutes ago. A female is being transported to UMMC with complaints of neck pain.

UPDATE 5:44 p.m.: Bethany is back in service and the road is open.

February 2, 2019 - 2:42pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, Tonawanda Indian Reservation.

A person is complaining of an arm injury after a two-car collision in front of the Totem Pole Smoke Shop on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. The address is 1031 Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

February 2, 2019 - 1:55pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, elba.

A motor-vehicle accident, with two people unconscious, is reported on Oak Orchard Road (Route 98), between Edgerton Road and Batavia Elba Townline Road. Elba Fire Department is responding. Road conditions are said to be icy and hazardous.

UPDATE 2:12 p.m.: A law enforcement officer confirmed this is a double fatal accident. No other information is available at this time. The scene is under investigation.

UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: After more than a three-hour wait, troopers refused to allow media access to the scene or release further information. We did have access to the scene for a few minutes shortly after the accident. The roadway, for at least a 100-yard stretch, was covered in several inches of snow, blown over the roadway by wind. Route 98 coming out of Batavia had at least two stretches of similarly snow-impacted roadway. It was only after the accident that State DOT plow trucks showed up (after troopers contacted the DOT about the need for plowing). We're not sure when or if the State Police will release more information.

UPDATE 6:32 p.m.: The state has the legal authority to go onto private property to erect snow fencing. In past years, the state has put up snow fences on Route 98 along sections of roadway subject to snow drift. This year, the state has not put up snow fencing on state-maintained Route 98.

UPDATE 11:05 p.m.: State Police have yet to release any further information.

February 2, 2019 - 12:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, batavia, Stafford.

A car crashed into a pole barn at 8668 Route 237. Everyone is out of the vehicle; believed to be no injuries. The location is south of Prentice Road. Stafford Fire Department is responding.

UPDATE 12:18 p.m.: Confirmed there are no injuries.

UPDATE 12:25 p.m.: "It looks like the barn may come down when we pull the vehicle out," says a firefighter at the scene.

Also, in the City of Batavia, westbound traffic is down to one lane and traffic is congested on West Main Street near Thomas Avenue following a collision.

January 30, 2019 - 1:26pm
posted by Billie Owens in Le Roy, accidents, news.

An accident with injuries involving multiple vehicles is reported in Le Roy at 6874 W. Main Road (Route 5), just east of Bater Road. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

January 30, 2019 - 1:23pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, Darien, accidents.

A motor-vehicle accident with injuries and blocking traffic is reported in Darien at 1632 Broadway Road (Route 20), east of Route 77. It's in front of Triple-C Truck and Gas Corp. Darien fire and ambulance are responding. 

UPDATE 2:17 p.m. (by Howard): Traffic is tied up, reduced to one lane of travel, and so the tow truck is having a difficult time getting to the scene.

January 19, 2019 - 2:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, Alabama.

A one-vehicle rollover accident with injuries is reported at 5992 Knowlesville Road in Alabama. The location is between East Shelby and Roberts roads, just north of Oak Orchard Creek. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:55 p.m. (by Howard): Four people are out of the vehicle. One child has a hand injury.

January 19, 2019 - 1:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, pembroke, indian falls.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 402.7 and it is blocking traffic. Unknown injuries. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:05 p.m.: Mercy medics are on location at the accident are looking for assistance in blocking traffic. East Pembroke Fire Department is called to mile marker 395.5 on the westbound Thruway to provide this assistance.

UPDATE 2:07 p.m.: A fire chief requests all East Pembroke equipment to stand by in quarters.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: All available manpower of the East Pembroke Fire Department is requested to the fire hall.

January 18, 2019 - 3:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, Stafford.

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A dump truck rollover accident with unknown injuries is reported on Route 33 near Ivison Road in Stafford. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 4:22 p.m.: This was a construction company dump truck towing a small trailer. Law enforcement says what caused the vehicle to veer off the roadway and rollover is unknown. Two patients were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No other vehicles were involved.

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January 15, 2019 - 4:15pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Alabama, news.

A personal injury accident involving two vehicles is reported at Route 77 and Judge Road. Smoke is coming from one of the vehicles. One is off the roadway, and a jackknifed tractor-trailer is partially blocking the roadway. Oakfield's rescue unit is asked to respond mutual aid to extricate one patient. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are also responding.

January 7, 2019 - 12:13pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents, news.

A three-vehicle accident is reported at Ellicott and Jackson, near Angotti Beverages. One driver is injured. City police and fire are on scene and Mercy medics are responding. Two flatbeds will be needed for tows.

UPDATE 12:13 p.m.: Two additional patients are reported. Mercy medics are on scene. Reports that a pedestrian was struck proved false.

UPDATE 12:39 p.m.: An 85-year-old female patient is transported to UMMC for evaluation.

January 6, 2019 - 6:33am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia, news.

A motor-vehicle accident is reported on the westbound Thruway near mile marker 389.7. One person is trapped inside. Road conditions are "possibly very icy." The location is just east of the State Street Road overpass. Town of Batavia Fire Department, Mercy medics and law enforcement are responding. 

UPDATE 6:36 a.m.: "Town command you've got lots of debris in the roadway." There are actually two vehicles off the roadway; on the east and west side of the Thruway at the State Street Road overpass. There are two patients.

UPDATE 6:42 a.m.: Alexander's ambulance is also requested to the scene.

UPDATE 6:49 a.m.: The trapped patient is extricated.

UPDATE 6:52 a.m.: A second Mercy rig is heading to the scene; Alexander is canceled.

UPDATE 7:10 a.m.: A patient is being transported to Erie County Medical Center.

UPDATE 7:14 a.m.: A second patient is being transported to ECMC.

UPDATE 7:18 a.m.: A 22-year-old male has lacerations and a 25-year-old male is complaining of lower back pain; both are being transported to UMMC. The Town of Batavia assignment is back in service.

December 31, 2018 - 3:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, elba.

A two-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported at Oak Orchard and Lockport Roads, Elba. Elba Fire Police are asked to slow traffic at the top of the hill on Oak Orchard Road before the intersection. Two ambulances are responding, along with Elba Fire Department. Law enforcement is on scene.

UPDATE 3:27 p.m.: Traffic will be reduced to one lane on one or both roads.

December 30, 2018 - 12:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, pembroke, indian falls, news.

A truck struck the Thruway overpass at 797 Main Road, Pembroke. No injuries. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding.

December 19, 2018 - 3:29pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, batavia.

A two-vehicle collision, unknown injuries, is blocking traffic in front of Home Depot, 4181 Veterans Memorial Drive, Batavia. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

December 10, 2018 - 4:38pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia, news.

A three-car accident, with possible minor injuries, is reported at Ellicott Street Road and Shepard Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics. A law enforcement officer is on scene.

November 30, 2018 - 2:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, Le Roy.

A car vs. pole accident is reported in Le Roy at 8611 Lake Street Road,just north of the village. There are said to be no injuries but the pole amd wires are down. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding.

UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: Le Roy Fire Police are asked to shut down southbound traffic on Route 19 at Randall Road.

November 9, 2018 - 2:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, byron, accidents.

A car has crashed into a barn and serious injuries are reported at 6857 Swamp Road in Byron. Byron Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. The location is west of Hessenthaler Road.

UPDATE 2:55 p.m.: The female driver is conscious and alert and has a broken leg.

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