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Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

Motorcycle wreck on Lyman Road, Bergen

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A motorcyclist has crashed and is injured at 7162 Lyman Road in Bergen. Mercy medics and Bergen fire are responding. The location is between West Bergen and Beaver Meadows roads.

UPDATE 11:13 a.m.: The rider of the black Suzuki is a male who is conscious and alert but has numerous scrapes and scratches to his head and legs.

UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: One of the lanes of traffic is blocked.

UPDATE 11:36 p.m.: The patient is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Someone is coming to remove the motorcycle from the roadway. The Bergen assignment is back in service.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 6:01 pm

Three vehicles collide at Route 20 and Colby Road, Darien

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An accident with multiple injuries involving three vehicles is reported at Route 20 and Colby Road. One person is said to have a leg injury and the other a head laceration. One female is unconscious. Darien Fire Department is responding, along with Mercy medics and law enforcement.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: Vehicles are blocking eastbound traffic. Mercy Flight's availability is checked and ship #5 out of Batavia is available.

UPDATE 6:04 p.m.: Mercy Flight is called and the landing zone will be the southwest corner of the accident scene in an open parking lot.

UPDATE 6:18 p.m.: All victims have been extricated from the vehicles.

UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: Route 20 will be shut down at routes 238 and 77.

UPDATE 6:32 p.m.: Alexander Fire Department is requested to shut down westbound tractor-trailer traffic at routes 20 and 98.

UPDATE 6:42 p.m.: Mercy Flight is transporting one patient to Erie County Medical Center.

 

Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Car strikes motorcycle and its two riders, one of them is unconscious and in 'rough shape'

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A car struck a motorcycle with two riders on it at Selden and West Bergen roads. One of them "is in pretty rough shape," is unconscious and has serious injuries. Le Roy fire and ambulance is responding along with Mercy medics.

Mercy Flight from Batavia is called and has a seven- five minute ETA, plus they are prepping another helicopter in Buffalo in case it's needed.

UPDATE 12:13 p.m.: The driver of the vehicle is also injured. The Buffalo helicopter is also requested to the scene. It has an 18-minute ETA.

UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: The second helicopter from Buffalo is cancelled.

UPDATE 12:20 p.m.: Selden Road is being shut down.

UPDATE 12:23 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed west of the scene in a grass field by a brown house.

UPDATE 12:29 p.m.: There is one fatality. Another patient is being prepped for transport to a hospital by Mercy Flight.

UPDATE 12:33 p.m.: An engine from Stafford is requested to stand by in Le Roy's fire hall.

UPDATE 3:37 p.m.: State Police called to inform us that family notifications have been made, but no further information will be released for at least a couple of hours.

UPDATE 4:12 p.m.: Le Roy and Stafford are back in service.

UPDATE: For people coming directly to this story from Facebook, the updated story is here.

Friday, August 2, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Vehicle rolls over multiple times on eastbound Thruway

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A vehicle reportedly rolled over multiple times on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 388. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. Mercy Flight is put on standby.

UPDATE 12:47 p.m.: The chief said everyone's out of the vehicle, which went off the right shoulder, and they are being treated by medics on scene. The assignment is held to Engine #24. The Thruway accident is not far from the college.

UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: The town is back in service.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 5:20 pm

Two cars and big rig collide near Route 63 and Starr Road, Pavilion

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported in the area of Route 63 and Starr Road. Pavilion fire, law enforcement and two Mercy rigs are responding. The crash involves two cars and a tractor-trailer. Mercy Flight #5 in Batavia is said to be available.

UPDATE 5:24 p.m.: A responder on scene says there's no entrapment and there are two patients, one is walking around and another complains of neck and back pain. One vehicle is blocking traffic and another is off the roadway.

UPDATE 5:26 p.m.: They are going to shut down traffic on Starr Road and reroute traffic on 63 to Roanoke Road.

UPDATE 5:39 p.m.: A heavy wrecker is called to handle the disabled tractor-trailer, which is carrying a full load and weighs 38,000 pounds.

UPDATE 5:57 p.m.: A 23-year-old male is being transported to UMMC, complaining of neck, shoulder and collarbone pain.

UPDATE 6:43 p.m.: The roads are reopened and the Pavilion assignment is back in service.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 8:44 pm

Second rider injured at Area 51, East Pembroke

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A second rider was reported down and injured at Area 51 in East Pembroke. Mercy medics responded. The responders are now back in service.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 8:08 pm

14-year-old with head injury requires Mercy Flight to hospital

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A 14-year-old boy with a head injury will require Mercy Flight transportation to a hospital. He's a rider at the Area 51 motocross track in East Pembroke, located at 3500 Harloff Road.

The Batavia helicopter is responding, along with Mercy Medics and East Pembroke Fire Department.

He's believed to be in the "far left area" of the facility.

UPDATE 8:16 p.m.: Mercy Flight has landed.

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Car crash at Route 77 and Ledge Road, Alabama

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A two-car accident with injuries is reported at Route 77 and Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. A person is believed to have a fractured leg and is not able to get out of the vehicle. It is blocking traffic.

UPDATE 1:14 p.m.: Another ambulance is requested along with aid from Pembroke and Indian Falls fire. There are two additional patients, one with a head injury, and the other with a spine and neck injury.

UPDATE 1:16 p.m.: Mercy Flight 5 out of Batavia is called to the scene.

UPDATE 1:19 p.m.: The landing zone will be an adjacent strawberry field.

UPDATE 1:34 p.m.: The helicopter landed a couple of minutes ago.

UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne, bound for Strong Memorial Hospital. A Mercy medic ambulance is taking one patient to Unity Hospital in Rochester, formerly named Park Ridge Hospital.

 

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Motorcycle wreck on Lake Street, Le Roy

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A motorcycle wreck is reported at 58 Lake St. in Le Roy. The rider has a broken ankle, according to a responder on scene. An ambulance from Caledonia is requested. The roadway is not blocked. Le Roy fire is responding.

UPDATE 12:54 p.m.: Le Roy fire is told to hold all equipment in quarters.

UPDATE 12:56 p.m.: Caledonia is being cancelled. The injured person will be transported to a hospital by personal vehicle.

UPDATE 1 p.m.: The Le Roy assignment is in service.

Monday, July 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm

Car strikes bicyclist at West Main and Holland in the city

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A car struck a bicyclist at West Main Street and Holland Avenue in Batavia. City police and Mercy medics are responding along with city fire.

UPDATE 5:21 p.m.: A female is being taken to UMMC with some cuts and abrasions on her feet and shins.

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