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Friday, November 29, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Motor-vehicle accident at Oak and Richmond in the city

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A motor-vehicle accident is reported at Oak Street and Richmond Avenue in the city. Two pedestrians are involved, one is bleeding. Three medic units, including mutual aid from Le Roy and Alexander, are responding along with city fire and police. There is at least one back injury and a chest injury. "We're going to need traffic control here. It's a mess," says a responder.

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.: A police investigator with a camera is called to the scene and has an ETA of about 10 minutes. The city's third fire platoon is called to headquarters on Evans Street.

UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: Another ambulance is called in; mutual aid from Darien.

UPDATE 11:22 a.m.: Due to mechanical issues, a second Le Roy ambulance will not be able to assist. But another Mercy unit is now available and is responding, emergency mode.

UPDATE 11:28 a.m.: Alexander fire is told to stand by in its hall. The pedestrians were assisted at Lyon Street and Richmond. A Mercy medic calls UMMC to say four patients will be transported there, all with minor injuries: a 59-year-old woman with a leg injury who was side struck by a car while walking in the sidewalk; a 45-year-old male driver with mid-back pain; a person with a nose injury; and a person with a laceration over the left eye. Le Roy's unit, still in route, is told to go to UMMC. Mercy Flight pilots are at the scene assisting, although no air transport is required.

UPDATE 11:46 a.m.: A Mercy rig is taking one victim to Strong Memorial Hospital.

UPDATE 11:49 a.m.: A Darien ambulance is taking a victim to Strong.

UPDATE 11:51 a.m.: City command reports all patients have been transported for medical treatment. Alexander fire can stand down. The remaining responders are working to clean up the scene. Northbound traffic is moving. Southbound traffic will remain closed for awhile.

Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:30 am

Car crash resulting in injuries, routes 237 and 33, Stafford

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at the intersection of routes 237 and 33, Stafford. Stafford Fire Department is responding along with two Mercy medic units and law enforcement. Mercy Flight is available if needed.

UPDATE 9:32 a.m.: A responder reports one male has head injuries and another has chest injuries.

UPDATE 9:34 a.m.: A medic says Mercy Flight will not be needed.

UPDATE 9:51 a.m.: One patient is being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Two flatbed tows are called in.

UPDATE 10:02 a.m.: The second patient is also being taken to Strong.

UPDATE 10:16 a.m.: The Stafford assignment is back in service.

UPDATE 12:35 p.m. (by Howard): The white Suburban was driven by Barry Taylor who was traveling south on Route 237. He approached the stop sign and stopped. The Toyota, operated by Kevin Huber, of Pembroke, was eastbound on Route 33, at which time Taylor reportedly entered the intersection, according to Deputy John Duyssen.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:58 pm

Car crash with injuries at West Main and Oak streets in the city

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at West Main and Oak streets. City fire, Mercy medics and police are responding.

UPDATE 5:01 p.m.: A second police unit is responding for traffic control. Two flatbed tow trucks are needed.

UPDATE 5:24 p.m.: City fire is back in service.

Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6:59 pm

Car wreck on Route 5 at Clipnock Road, Stafford

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Route 5 and Clipnock Road, Stafford. Stafford fire and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 6 p.m.: The driver is said to be in and out of consciousness. There are wires down over the vehicle.

UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: Fire police will be shutting down traffic at Route 5 and Sanders Road.

UPDATE 6:09 p.m.: Command asked for Mercy Flight to be put on ground standby if available. Dispatch says Mercy Flight needs to be rerouted and asks if they are needed at the scene. Command says to send a second ambulance. One victim is a minor with a leg abrasion.

UPDATE 6:13 p.m.: Command calls for Mercy Flight to stand by the scene. The ship out of Batavia is available. A landing zone is being established, in case.

UPDATE 6:16 p.m.: Town of Batavia fire police are heading to the scene to assist with traffic control.

UPDATE 6:23 p.m.: Medics have not yet determined if Mercy Flight will be needed.

UPDATE 6:26 p.m.: Mercy Flight is grounded due to weather. They are going to break down the landing zone.

UPDATE 6:37 p.m.: The driver who was said to be in and out of consciousness, has diabetes and is being transported by ambulance to UMMC. National Grid is on scene, and reps for cable and Verizon wireless are requested.

UPDATE 7:06 p.m.: Red Osier's management is acutely aware of the situation and it's impacting the evening's business at the restaurant. A National Grid rep says they are going to try and isolate the area west of Route 5 to get the power on, and go from there. Verizon says it will get someone out there tomorrow.

UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: Town of Batavia's assignment to Sanders Road back in service.

UDATE 8:55 p.m.: Verizon is in route. 2 1/2 hour ETA.

Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6:21 pm

Car crash with injuries in Le Roy on East Main Road

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at 7818 E. Main Road in Le Roy. It's between Asbury and Circular Hill roads. One person is complaining of back pain and is inside the vehicle. Le Roy Fire Department and Ambulance Service are responding.

UPDATE 6:54 p.m.: A pickup truck involved has wires and cable wrapped around it. The state DOT rep is called because of the snarl of wires involved -- telephone, cable, phone, electrical, plus a damaged pole and the need to remove a damaged fire hydrant. Monroe County Water Authority is notified of the latter necessity. People in the vicinity are without power.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Rollover accident in Stafford

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A rollover accident is reported off Clinton Street Road near Mill Street in Stafford. Stafford Fire Department and Mercy medics are called.

UPDATE 2:43 p.m.: All Stafford units are back in service.

 

Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6:23 am

Car wreck requiring extrication reported at Herkimer and Warner roads, Darien

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A motor-vehicle accident with is reported at Herkimer and Warner roads. Extrication is needed. Darien fire and rescue responding.

UPDATE 5:28 a.m.: Mercy medics are called to the scene.

UPDATE 5:32 a.m.: The victim has been "cut away" from entrapment but will remain in the vehicle until medics arrive.

UPDATE 5:36 a.m.: The chief tells medics, who are about 10 minutes away, that the victim's primary complaint is lower right leg pain. No cuts, abrasions or loss of consciousness. He is to stay in the vehicle "due to the weather."

UPDATE 5:40 a.m.: Command says to dispatch "Start me a tow for a full-size Chevy Suburban, thoroughly totaled and wedged between two trees about 30 feet off the road."

UPDATE 5:54 a.m.: The patient is now on a stretcher, being readied for hospital transport.

UPDATE 6:10 a.m.: Mercy medics are taking the patient to Erie County Medical Center.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Car wreck at Meadville and Salt Works roads, West Alabama

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A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at Meadville and Salt Works roads in West Alabama. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.

UPDATE 5:22 p.m.: A responder on scene says all parties involved will be sign-offs. Two flatbed tow trucks are called.

UPDATE 5:43 p.m.: The Alabama assignment is back in service.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Tractor-trailer in ditch is blocking Main Road in Pembroke, traffic being rerouted

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A tractor-trailer is in the ditch and completely across the roadway on Route 5 near Route 90. Law Enforcement is on scene and Indian Falls and Pembroke fire departments are responding.

Fire police are told to reroute traffic at Main Road (Route 5) and Route 77, and Main Road and Lake Road.

UPDATE 5:31 p.m.: Pembroke command called for mutual aid from the Akron Fire Department, which dispatched fire police to reroute tractor-trailer traffic at Crittenden and Route 5.

UPDATE 5:41 p.m.: Pembroke command says the highway has been cleared. Roads are reopened and the Pembroke and Indian Falls assignment is back in service.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Accident with minor injury at Walnut and South Main streets in the city

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A "cherry picker" truck, or portion of it, landed on a car causing a hand laceration at Walnut and South Main streets in the city. Mercy medics and city fire are responding.

UPDATE 12:07 p.m.: Responders tell medics they can proceed in non-emergency mode. Police are on scene.

UPDATE 12:32 p.m.: An adult male is being transported to UMMC with a minor hand laceration.

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