Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:48 pm
A two-car accident with injuries is reported at 9865 Alexander Road (Route 98), north of Peaviner Road. Alexander Fire Department and Ambulance Service responding.
UPDATE 4:53 p.m.: Two Mercy rigs are also called to the scene. Mercy Flight #5 out of Batavia is available. Route 98 will be shut down -- northbound at Peaviner, and southbound at Dodgeson. There are three patients, one of whom has minor injuries.
UPDATE 5 p.m.: Mercy Flight is called to the scene. It has a three-minute ETA. Mutual aid from Town of Batavia fire is requested.
UPDATE 5:02 p.m.: The helicopter will land in a hay field on the west side of the road. The patient is a 77-year-old female who was a passenger in one of the vehicles. She is conscious and alert and complaining of chest pain.
UPDATE 5:07 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed. Town of Batavia's Brush Truck #23 is on scene.
UPDATE 5:10 p.m.: Mutual aid from Attica fire is en route.
UPDATE 5:27 p.m.: Alexander ambulance is transporting a patient to UMMC. The patient is a 17-year-old female who experienced "major intrusion into the compartment (of the dashboard?)" and complains of a headache and pain below the sternum.
UPDATE 5:30 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne and headed to Strong Memorial Hospital.
UPDATE 5:34 p.m.: A Mercy ambulance is transporting a patient to Strong also.
UPDATE 5:51 p.m.: The road is reopened. Town of Batavia and Attica are back in service.
UPDATE 5:54 p.m.: Alexander is back in service.