Someone at the scene said it appears to be a medical emergency. He totally wiped out a tree in our neighbors front yard. If it wasn't there, no doubt that truck would have gone through their house. Blessing that it didn't! Hope the driver will be ok. Frightening situation.
Vehicle strikes tree on Big Tree Road, Pavilion
Submitted by Billie Owens on May 27, 2012 - 4:24pm
A motor vehicle has struck a tree at 6969 Big Tree Road in Pavilion. One person is said to be unresponsive. Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.
UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: The male driver is responsive, but lethargic. The engine of his pickup truck is smoking. Mercy Flight is on in-air standby.
UPDATE 4:34 p.m.: The driver is said not to know where he is or how he got there. The location is between East Park Street and York Road.
UPDATE 4:38 p.m.: Mercy Flight is en route from Buffalo and the ETA is about 10 minutes. The 4-wheel drive truck has extensive front-end damage. Mercy Flight's landing zone will be set up at the high school.
UPDATE 4:58 p.m.: Mercy Flight is on the ground. A responder has asked for assistance with traffic control.
UPDATE 5:07 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne, but we didn't hear its destination. Mercy medics are back in service.
UPDATE 5:14 p.m.: The Pavilion assignment is back in service.