Truck rolls over, hits tree, lands on roof in South Byron
Submitted by Billie Owens on June 13, 2011 - 4:17pm
A pickup has rolled over and crashed into a tree at 6478 Freeman Road in South Byron. It landed on its roof.
Byron and South Byron fire departments are responding along with Mercy EMS.
Bergen fire's rescue equipment is called to the scene.
The location is between Ivison Road and Route 237.
UPDATE 4:22 p.m.: The availability of Mercy Flight is requested.
UPDATE 4:24 p.m.: A landing zone is set up and Mercy Flight out of Batavia is called to the scene. The driver has been extricated. Bergen is told to stand down.
UPDATE 4:36 p.m.: Mercy Flight landed several minutes ago. National Grid is called because a pole with a transformer was hit during the accident, tilting it at a 45-degree angle.
UPDATE 4:56 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne with the victim and headed to Strong Memorial Hospital. National Grid is expected at the crash site shortly.