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Monday, May 26, 2014 at 8:04 am

Tanker with 500 gallons of anhydrous ammonia tipped over on Cockram Road at Route 237

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A tanker with 500 gallons of anhydrous ammonia tipped over in the area of 6355 Cockram Road and Route 237. It is blocking the roadway. No indication of any spill at this time. It was being hauled by a tractor. Byron and South Byron fire units are on scene. Wind is west, southwest at 11 mph. County hazmat officials are notified.

UPDATE 8:11 a.m.: The county hazmat team is responding.

UPDATE 8:32 a.m.: Byron and South Byron fire police are requested to the scene.

UPDATE 8:45 a.m.: An engine from Clarendon Fire Department is requested to fill in at Byron's station.

The pin that broke, causing the accident. The ammonia was transferred from the tank that tipped over to two others owned by the same farm. The hazmat team was prepared in case there was a leak.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 7:56 pm

Crash with minor injuries reported in front of Town of Batavia Fire Station #1

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A motor-vehicle accident with minor injuries is reported in front of Town of Batavia Fire Department's Station #1, located at Park and Lewiston roads. Town fire is responding along with Mercy medics.

UPDATE 8:05 p.m.: A second ambulance has been called to the scene. The first medic is transporting a victim to UMMC.

UPDATE 8:08 p.m.: The town's assignment to Lewiston Road is back in service.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Three-car collision, unknown injuries at Main and Ellicott in the city

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A three-car collision, unknown injuries, is reported at West Main Street and Ellicott Avenue. City fire, Mercy medics and police are on scene.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:15 pm

Two-car crash on Ellicott Street, minor injuries reported

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A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at 472 Ellicott St., between Clifton and Harvester. City fire and Mercy medics are on location.

UPDATE 9:31 p.m. (by Howard): Confirmed, minor injuries. One of the drivers reportedly claimed his brakes went out.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:34 pm

Three-vehicle pile-up on Ellicott Street near Swan

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A three-vehicle accident, including a disabled semi-truck, is blocking Ellicott Street just past Swan Street. It is believed to be without injuries. City fire and Mercy medics are responding.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Motorcyclist crashes after striking deer in Bethany

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A motorcyclist struck a deer on Route 63, near Clapsaddle Road, in Bethany. Bethany and Stafford fire departments and Mercy medics are dispatched.

UPDATE 12:40 p.m.: Mercy Flight will be responding. Firefighters have to set up the landing zone.

UPDATE 12:47 p.m.: The landing zone will be at the self-storage facility at Route 63 and Stafford Batavia Town Line Road.

UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: The rider was transported by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, mainly as a precaution for a possible head injury. He was wearing a DOT-approved half-helmut. He was riding about 55 mph on southbound Route 63 when a deer ran into the side of his motorcycle, throwing him off the bike and onto the roadway. The bike continued southbound and came to rest off the east shoulder of the roadway. The button buck did not survive the crash.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7:51 pm

One-car rollover on Feeder Road, driver says he's not injured

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A one-car rollover accident is reported on Feeder Road, just west of Judge Road. The driver is claiming no injury although he did bump his head. The vehicle is being "restrained by trees from falling into the creek." Alabama Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. The location is in the Tonawanda State Wildlife Management Area.

UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: The Alabama assignment is back in service.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:14 pm

Car strikes pole on West Main Road, Le Roy, no injuries but pole, wires down

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A car struck a pole at 7115 W. Main Road in Le Roy. There are reportedly no injuries, but a pole and wires are down. Le Roy Fire Department is responding. Law enforcement is on scene and National Grid is called to respond as well.

UPDATE 6:22 p.m.: The location is in front of Upstate Farms Cooperative, Inc. Fire command requests Le Roy ambulance to respond, non-emergency, to evaluate the male driver.

UPDATE: Photo submitted by Kim Antinore.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 2:37 pm

Three-car crash on eastbound Thruway, minor injuries, Le Roy responding

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A three-car accident with one person suffering minor facial and leg injuries is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 383.3. Le Roy fire and ambulance are responding along with mutual aid from Mercy Medics.

UPDATE 3:03 p.m.: Le Roy medics are en route to Strong Memorial Hospital. A second patient complained of back and neck pain and was also transported to a hospital. The Le Roy assignment is back in service.

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

Car vs. pole accident with injuries in Bethany

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A car into pole accident, with injuries, is reported at 10661 East Bethany Road. Bethany fire and rescue on scene.

UPDATE 3:27 p.m.: Bethany ambulance is transporting a patient to the hospital in Warsaw. Other units are returning to service.

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