My thoughts and prayers to the family. Not a good ending.
Mercy Flight dispatched to 'The Hill' at Darien Lake for a car and pedestrian accident
Submitted by Howard Owens on June 30, 2012 - 9:09pm
A car has reportedly hit a pedestrian at an area known at "The Hill" on Sumner Road in Darien.
The location is across from Darien Lake Theme Park and is used for parking by people going to concerts at the performing arts center.
A deputy on scene requested Mercy Flight.
Darien Fire Department and an ambulance being dispatched along with Mercy EMS.
UPDATE 9:12 p.m. Mercy Flight #7 out of Buffalo in route. Traffic being shut down at Sumner and Route 77, and Colby and Sumner. The street address for the location is 1516 Sumner Road.
UPDATE 9:18 p.m.: The Darien chief wants access to the scene blocked for all non-emergency personnel. "I don't want nobody down here. Nobody," he said.
UPDATE 9:24 p.m.: An investigator at scene requests another investigator to respond with a camera. Also, Mercy Flight has landed.
UPDATE 9:28 p.m.: A reporter has shown up. No access to the scene for the media.
UPDATE 9:46 p.m.: Patient being loaded into Mercy Flight #7 now.
UPDATE 9:50 p.m.: Mercy Flight is in route to Erie County Medical Center.
UPDATE 10:01 p.m.: Sumner Road is open and Darien fire is back in service.