Serious injuries in head-on collision in Texaco Town
Submitted by Billie Owens on September 30, 2012 - 12:14pm
A head-on collision with serious injuries is reported at routes 63 and 20, Texaco Town. At least two cars are involved. Mercy Flight is put on in-air standby. Pavilion Fire Department is on scene. Mercy medics and law enforcement are responding. One subject in a vehicle is alert, but entrapped.
UPDATE 1:16 p.m.: A landing zone for the helicopter will be set up. Eastbound traffic on Route 20 will be shut down.
UPDATE 1:17 p.m.: Mercy Flight is told to stand down.
UPDATE 1:23 p.m.: Southbound Route 63 is shut down and now westbound Route 20 is also shut down. National Grid is called to respond to pole number 249-1 and two flatbed tow trucks are responding.
UPDATE 1:38 p.m.: One person is being transported to Erie County Medical Center. A 36-year-old man is being taken to UMMC with a complaint of left shoulder and leg pain. He was the person initially entrapped in a vehicle.
UPDATE 2:16 p.m.: The roadways are reopened. Units back in service.
UPDATE 2:24 p.m.: A third patient was also taken to Erie County Medical Center.
UPDATE 8:52 p.m.: Photos of the involved vehicles submitted by a reader (The vehicles were taken to Dan's Tire):