Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 10:03 am
A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at East Main Street and Church Street, Le Roy.
Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.
Dispatchers are trying confirm whether there is entrapment.
UPDATE 9:04 a.m.: Route 5 being shut down at North Street and Mill Street.
UPDATE 9:14 a.m.: Mercy Flight put on standby.
UPDATE 9:17 a.m.: We've not heard Mercy Flight dispatched, but a ground contact is being established for a landing zone.
UPDATE 10:50 a.m.: This was a three-vehicle accident. A minivan and a pickup truck were in the turn lane on East Main Street, poised to turn south onto Wolcott, when the pickup truck was struck from behind by a westbound a black Chevy SUV. The truck was pushed into the mini-van. The driver of the SUV told officer Daryl Robb that he apparently fell asleep. A witness reportedly estimated his speed at 50 mph. The SUV driver was taken by Mercy Flight to an area hospital with possible serious injuries. One other driver was taken by ground ambulance to an area hospital and the third driver was a sign-off with only a minor facial cut. There were no passengers in any of the vehicles. The Crash Management Team for the Sheriff's Office is on scene conducting a thorough investigation.