one-vehicle rollover accident with injuries has been reported on Route 262 at Chapel Road.
A person may be entrapped and is reportedly unresponsive.
Byron and South Byron fire along with Mercy EMS responding.
UPDATE 9:05 a.m. (by Billie): The victim is trapped beneath the vehicle. Mercy Flight was called, then cancelled. Fire police are shutting down traffic at routes 262 and 237. Pembroke is called to provide mutual aid, along with Elba, which is asked to bring air equipment to jack up the vehicle.
UPDATE 9:16 a.m.: Bergen is called to stand by in Byron's fire hall and Oakfield is called to stand by in Elba's.
UPDATE 9:23 a.m.: Mercy medics are back in service.
UPDATE 9:34 p.m.: Responders say they will be at the scene for quite awhile and that it "looks pretty bad" there. Bergen's standby in Byron is cancelled and South Byron will return to stand by in their own quarters.
UPDATE 9:53 a.m.: A coroner is at the scene.
UPDATE 10:02 a.m.: Fire police are shutting down traffic at Transit Road and Chapel Road.
UPDATE 11:53 a.m. (by Howard): Correction: This was a two-car accident.
An SUV southbound on Chapel T-boned a westbound pickup truck. The pickup truck rolled and the driver was ejected and became trapped under his vehicle. The IDs of the drivers have not yet been released. The driver of the SUV was not seriously injured, or not injured at all. He declined transport to a hospital. The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
We'll add pictures from the accident scene to this post later.
UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: Route 262 is reopened. Byron and South Byron back in service.
UPDATE 3:29 p.m.: The deceased is Jeremy C. Murray, 28, originally from Hamlin, was living in Clarendon and is the father of a small boy. The name of the other driver is Terry A. Boyce, 57, lives on Lewiston Road in Alabama. Boyce was cited for failure to yield and an additional citation may be pending. Investigators do not think drugs or alcohol were factors.
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