Worker injured during demolition derby at fair
Submitted by Howard Owens on July 26, 2009 - 8:31am
(UPDATED 6:45 a.m., July 27)
A 64-year-old man from Livonia was injured last night at the demolition derby at the Genesee County Fair, the Sheriff's Office confirmed in a news release this morning.
The victim, who was a safety worker, has been identified as 64-year-old David W. Connors. Nor has the 28-year-old driver, from Batavia, of the car that struck him.
Connors is at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester where he is in guarded condition.
The accident occurred at 8:21 p.m.
A City of Batavia ambulance was on scene immediately, as were personnel from the Stafford Fire Department and the Elba Fire Department. The victim was transported to UMMC and then transferred to Strong.
The ongoing investigation is being handled by Deputy Frank Bordonaro, Sgt. Steve Mullen, Sgt. Gregory Walker and Deputy John Duyssen of the Crash Management Team.
No other information is available at this time.