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Friday, April 6, 2012 at 11:59 am

Two-car accident on westbound Thruway

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A two-car accident with at least one injury is reported on the westbound Thruway at mile marker 400.3. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with Mercy EMS. The location is east of exit 77 before the turnaround.

UPDATE 12:05 p.m.: Traffic is stopped in the right-hand westbound land and is backing up. There's heavy damage to a sedan involed in the accident. A responder's vehicle was sideswiped, damage not yet determined, by an eastbound Chevy green Silverado, but he is able to continue to the scene.

UPDATE 12:07: There may possibly be a language barrier between the responders and an injured person.

UPDATE 12:52: The firefighters are back in service. The responder whose vehicle was sideswiped says there's no damage to his vehicle, but he noticed when the Silverado went passed that it had a broken side mirror.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 9:29 am

Batavia man seriously hurt in accident in Wyoming County

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A Batavia man is out of the hospital following a serious injury motor vehicle accident Friday on Route 77 in Sheldon.

Donald Rebmann, age not released, was transported to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight with a head injury following the 4:46 p.m. accident.

According to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office, another driver, Milesh Modi, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, was eastbound on Centerline Road when he allegedly failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Rebmann, who was northbound on Route 77.

Hetal Modi, a passenger with Milesh Modi, was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC for back injuries.

A passenger in Rebmann's vehicle, Norman Rebmann, was transported by ambulance to Wyoming County Community Hospital.

Milesh Modi was taken by North Java Ambulance to WCCH for treatment of facial injuries.

Modi was issued a citation for alleged failure to yield.

The accident was investigated by Deputy John Button of the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office.

Monday, April 2, 2012 at 7:24 am

One vehicle rollover reported on Byron Stafford Road, Stafford

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A rollover accident with unknown injuries is reported in the area of 8100 Byron Stafford Road, Stafford.

Responders are advised to use caution on approach. Bridges on the east side of the county are reported to be icy this morning.

Stafford Fire Department and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 7:29 a.m.: Vehicle is on its side in the roadway. The roadway is blocked. The bridge is iced over. Mercy EMS asked to respond as a precaution. The driver is out of the vehicle.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Head-on collision reported on Telephone Road, Pavilion

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A head-on collision has been reported in the area of 6928 Telephone Road, Pavilion.

There is one person reporting arm pain and possible entrapment.

Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy EMS responding.

A first responder reports one minor injury.

UPDATE 4:59 p.m.: Pavilion assignment back in service.

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Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:27 am

Accident with injuries reported at Gorton and Judge roads, Alabama

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries has been reported at Gorton Road and Judge Road, Alabama.

Two cars are involved. One is blocking Gorton.

Alabama Fire Department and Mercy EMS responding.

UPDATE 8:16 a.m.: One patient being transported to UMMC.

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:00 pm

Car on its side, possible injury on Old State Road, Pavilion

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A car is reportedly on its side in a ditch on Old State Road between Perry and Silver Lake roads, Pavilion, with one person reportedly laying in the ditch.

Pavilion Fire Department and Mercy EMS responding.

Dispatchers checking on the availability of Mercy Flight.

UPDATE 10:02 p.m.: Mercy Flight on in-air standby. Old State Road is being closed to thru traffic.

UPDATE 10:03 p.m.: Looks like only one victim.

UPDATE 10:07 p.m.: Car still running, caution on approach urged. The vehicle may have been pulling a trailer. Patient is about 50 feet from the vehicle. Mercy Flight will not be required.

UPDATE 11:35 p.m.: Female patient was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Pavilion fire is clearing the scene.

Monday, March 26, 2012 at 8:18 pm

Report of pedestrian struck by car at East Main and Clinton, Batavia

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A pedestrian has reportedly been struck by a car at the intersection of East Main and Clinton streets, City of Batavia.

No word yet on possible injuries.

City Fire Department and Mercy EMS dispatched.

UPDATE 8:20 p.m.: Patient is conscious and alert, able to move, complaining of left side body pain.

Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:33 pm

Driver hits parked car on Ross Street, Batavia

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A car has reportedly hit a parked car in the area of 22 Ross St., Batavia.

An EMT on scene reports a possible medical condition for the driver.

City fire department and Mercy EMS responding.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:57 am

Young woman seriously injured in overnight accident

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A 26-year-old Batavia resident suffered a head injury in an overnight rollover accident on Townline Road in Byron and was taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

Michelle T. Crawford, of 7963 Batavia Stafford Townline Road, is listed in guarded condition.

Charges are pending against Crawford, according to the accident report prepared by Deputy Frank Bordonaro.

Crawford was reportedly westbound on Townline Road at 12:55 a.m. when her vehicle spun counterclockwise and traveled off the south shoulder near Ivison Road. Her 1999 Ford sedan went into a ditch and continued into a field, overturning and coming to rest on its wheels.

Crawford reportedly was bleeding from her head and was in shock when transported to Strong.

Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Three people injured in rollover accident on Slusser Road on Saturday

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A driver says she served to avoid a deer leading to an accident that sent herself and two passengers to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Shaunta M. Jackson, 23, of Batavia, was driving north on Slusser Road in Pembroke at 4:54 p.m., Saturday, when she lost control of her car.

After swerving to avoid the deer, she said her 2000 Ford SUV left the east shoulder of the road. She over-corrected, the vehicle went off the west shoulder and she turned the wheel to avoid hitting a tree, at which point the vehicle overturned.

Also injured were Nikayla C. Jackson, 19, and Kyle J. Jackson, 18. 

All three people were transported by Mercy EMS to an area hospital.

The accident was investigated by Deputy Joseph Graff.

(Initial report)

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