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September 20, 2018 - 4:28pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, Le Roy.

A car vs. bicyclist accident with injuries is reported at 10273 Perry Road, Le Roy. Pavilion fire and Mercy medics are responding,

September 7, 2018 - 2:11pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia, news.

A three-car collision, with unknown injuries, is reported at 220 Ellicott St. in the City of Batavia. It is blocking traffic. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

September 2, 2018 - 12:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in alexander, accidents, news.

Three people are injured following a two-car accident at Dry Bridge Road and Sand Pit Road, Alexander. Alexander Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medic #1.

UPDATE 12:17 p.m.: A first responder at the scene canceled the medics, which are back in service.

August 26, 2018 - 3:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Stafford, news.

A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported in Stafford on Route 237, south of Route 33. The vehicle is leaking gasoline; no one is inside or around the vehicle. Stafford fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

August 24, 2018 - 6:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, batavia.

A T-bone accident is reported at Wortendyke Road and Pearl Street Road in the Town of Batavia. East Pembroke firefighters and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 6:21 p.m.: Injuries are reported. One vehicle rolled over.

UPDATE 6:22 p.m.: A second ambulance is requested to the scene.

UPDATE 6:26 p.m.: Serious injury accident. Mercy Flight is called to the scene. Town of Batavia Fire Police are asked to shut down Route 33 at Donahue Road, and Corfu Fire Police are to shut down 33 at Read Road.

UPDATE 6:32 p.m.: "The landing zone is no longer needed to be secured."

UPDATE 6:41 p.m.: This is a fatal accident. Mercy Flight was cancelled. An official at the scene said four young people from New Jersey were traveling in a blue SUV southbound on Wortendyke Road when the driver, who says she never saw a stop sign, blew through the intersection and T-boned a westbound SUV on Route 33, killing the female driver. The westbound SUV rolled after it was struck and landed on the shoulder of the roadway. The four occupants from New Jersey are being evaluated at the scene, but none have life-threatening injuries. A portion of Route 33 will remain closed for awhile while the accident is being investigated.

August 23, 2018 - 1:55pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, pembroke.

A car-into-woods accident is reported off the westbound Thruway near the Pembroke exit, in the area of mile marker 401.9. Unknown injuries. Several callers reported the accident. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 1:58 p.m.: Mutual aid is requested from East Pembroke. Injuries are reported.

UPDATE 2:04 p.m.: A second ambulance is called to the scene.

August 15, 2018 - 2:07pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, Alabama, accidents.

Two vehicle collided at Lewiston and Salt Works roads in Alabama. Injuries are reported. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The location is in the northwest corner of Genesee County near the Orleans County line.

UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: One victim has a head injury.

August 13, 2018 - 4:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, batavia.

A two-car accident with injuries is reported at 4135 W. Main Street Road in front of the 4 Nails salon. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The vehicles are off the roadway in the parking lot.

August 12, 2018 - 6:41pm
posted by Billie Owens in Darien, news, accidents.

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at 602 Genesee Street in Darien. Darien Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 7:41 p.m.: All patients were sign-offs.

August 2, 2018 - 7:53am
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, Alabama, Tonawanda Indian Reservation.

A car struck a tree at 7618 Sand Hill Road and the driver is injured. He is out of the vehicle, which is on its side, well off the roadway. Alabama Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.

The location is midway between Hopkins and Shanks roads on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation.

July 26, 2018 - 9:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, corfu.

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A two-vehicle accident -- possibly between a semi-truck and car -- is reported at 2033 Main Road in Corfu. Unknown injuries. Mercy Flight is put on standby. The location is between Cleveland and Indian Falls roads.

Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding, along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 12:15 a.m. (By Howard): The patient, the driver of the sedan, was transported to ECMC by Mercy Flight for treatment of injuries, including a broken leg, and evaluation of possible internal injuries. The Sheriff's Office Crash Management Team is conducting an investigation into the accident. There is little that is known about it so far. The Perry's truck was westbound and the sedan was eastbound. A gouge in the roadway indicates the collision occurred in the eastbound lane. The truck driver, who was not injured, told deputies he swerved left to try and avoid the sedan. 

UPDATE 2:04 a.m.: Route 5 is open. All responding fire units back in service.

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July 24, 2018 - 7:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, Pavilion.

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A tractor-trailer rollover accident with injuries is reported in Pavilion at Ellicott Street Road and Starr Road. The driver has shoulder and head injuries, according to a first responder on scene. Wires and utility poles are down. Mercy Flight is called.

Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy medic #5 are responding to the scene.

UPDATE 7:14 p.m.: National Grid has been advised; no ETA.

UPDATE 7:20 p.m.: Mercy Flight #5 out of Batavia requested to the scene; no ETA yet.

UPDATE 7:23 p.m.: A heavy-wrecker tow will be called. The estimated weight of the rig is 80,000 pounds.

UPDATE 7:25 p.m.: Mercy Flight has a 10-minute ETA.

UPDATE 7:27 p.m.: The landing zone will be set up in a field on the north side of Route 63, near the incident location.

UPDATE 7:37 p.m.: "National Grid comin' at you," says a first-responder near the accident site. Also, Mercy Flight has landed.

UPDATE 7:54 p.m.: The male driver was transported to ECMC mainly as a precaution to determine any possible internal injuries. He told officers at the scene he swerved to avoid a deer, causing a rollover.

UPDATE 8:04 p.m.: This wreck will be difficult to move, according to people at the scene. The job will be handled by Parise's Automotive and Towing Service in Batavia. The semi was hauling liquid -- bottled juice.

UPDATE 9:02 p.m. (By Howard): Firefighter David Clor was the initial first responder on the scene and stayed with the patient throughout his treatment on the ground. The driver, who had crawled out the front window of his rig on his own and walked about 20 feet before collapsing, before anybody was on scene, was in a lot of pain, Clor said. Besides the possible internal injuries, he had complaints of head and back pain. "He wanted me to go with him on the Mercy Flight because we bonded a little and he didn’t want me to leave his side," Clor said. "When I told him I couldn’t fly on Mercy Flight but there was another guy named Dave who was on Mercy Flight and that he’d be taken care off, he was still determined that I go."

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July 24, 2018 - 2:39pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia, news.

A car vs. pedestrian accident is reported at 24 Franklin St. in the city. The location is between Davis Avenue and Pearl Street. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: One patient is being transported to UMMC.

July 23, 2018 - 2:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, accidents, news.

A two-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the city at Oak Street and Richmond Avenue. One vehicle is blocking traffic. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 3:03 p.m.: No injuries.

July 23, 2018 - 1:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, accidents, batavia.

A car-pedestrian accident is reported at Main and Jackson streets in Downtown Batavia. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

July 21, 2018 - 4:21pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, batavia, news.

A two-vehicle accident is reported at Bank and Main streets in the city. One person has a leg injury. It is blocking traffic. City fire and Mercy medics are on scene.

July 21, 2018 - 4:19pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, news, batavia.

A motorcycle vs. vehicle accident is reported at 4170 Batavia-Elba Townline Road. The location is between Pekin Road and Batavia Oakfield Townline Road.

Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. A first responder asks that medics come in emergency mode. There are two patients.

July 20, 2018 - 3:19pm
posted by Billie Owens in byron, accidents, news, Byron-Bergen High School.

Genesee County Sheriff's Sgt. Thomas Sanfratello was on Route 262, heading to the barn fire on Terry Street in Byron when his unmarked SUV was struck by a van traveling on Byron Road. The impact pushed the unmarked vehicle into a utility pole.

No one was injured.

Sanfratello had his emergency lights flashing and siren blaring when he slowed at the intersection, but the van's continued through the intersection. The male driver of the van was evaluated at the scene and released. Three dogs that were traveling in the van with him were likewise uninjured.

A memorial at the utility pole that was struck -- to two Byron-Bergen School students killed in a crash at that intersection years ago -- was "obliterated."

UPDATE 3:50 p.m.: Reader Valerie Patrick informs us that the memorial was for two students -- Christopher and Victoria Claus.

June 19, 2018 - 4:46pm
posted by Billie Owens in news, Darien, accidents.

A pickup-into-pole accident is reported in Darien in the area of 781 Sumner Road; unknown injuries. Darien Fire Department and medics are responding. A caller reports the pole appears like it's going to fall onto the pickup truck. The driver possibly has a neck injury.

A white sedan left the scene eastbound and may have been involved in this accident.

The accident location is between Fargo and Alleghany roads.

UPDATE 4:48 p.m.: National Grid is being notified about the damaged pole.

UPDATE 5:12 p.m.: The driver was transported to ECMC.

June 16, 2018 - 4:30pm
posted by Billie Owens in accidents, Basom, news.

A rollover accident is reported at 321 Skye Road, Basom. CPR is in progress. Mercy Flight is called; it has a seven-minute ETA. A landing zone will be set up at Logan Field, 7031 Council House Road. Alabama Fire Department is on scene and Mercy medics are called. Pembroke Fire Police are setting up the landing zone.

UPDATE 4:36 p.m.: The accident site is between Meadville and Council House roads. Mercy Flight is cancelled.

UPDATE 4:38 p.m.: A crowd has amassed at the scene and deputies are calling for additional law enforcement backup from State Police and Clarence PD.

UPDATE 5:23 p.m.: Alabama is clearing the scene; the chief says "We'll return to close down the scene after State Police finish their investigation." Didn't hear any update about the patient(s) or his or her transport.

UPDATE 5:30 p.m. (By Howard): We've confirmed with State Police, there was one occupant, who succumbed to injuries as a result of the accident. The spokesman said there is not likely to be a press release, including identification of the victim, until tomorrow.

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