http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/116/ en Two-vehicle accident reported on Route 98, Elba http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-vehicle-accident-reported-route-98-elba/46350 <p>A two-vehicle, injury accident is reported on Oak Orchard Road near Edgerton Road, Elba.</p> <p>Elba fire and Mercy EMS responding.</p> <p>A second ambulance is requested to the scene, non-emergency.</p> <p>First responders report a slick roadway.</p> <p>Route 98 is closed from Ford Road to Edgerton.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-vehicle-accident-reported-route-98-elba/46350#comments accident elba Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:48:34 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46350 at http://thebatavian.com Truck off the road on Route 77, Pembroke http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/truck-road-route-77-pembroke/46322 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2015-1/20150122_045752.jpg" /></p> <p>A tractor-trailer has become entangled in poles and wires along Route 77 just south of Route 5 in Pembroke, though no injuries are reported.</p> <p>A deputy on scene says that the only thing keeping the truck from rolling over are &quot;these poles and wires.&quot;</p> <p>National Grid is requested to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE:<em> Reader submitted photo.</em></p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/truck-road-route-77-pembroke/46322#comments accident pembroke Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:48:48 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46322 at http://thebatavian.com Accident reported involving a single vehicle on Alexander Road http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/accident-reported-involving-single-vehicle-alexander-road/46236 <p>A one-car motor vehicle accident, with injuries, is reported in the area 9607 Alexander Road, Alexander.</p> <p>Alexander Fire and Ambulance dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:02 p.m.: One vehicle reported off the road.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/accident-reported-involving-single-vehicle-alexander-road/46236#comments accident alexander Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:54:32 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46236 at http://thebatavian.com Crash with injuries on Summit Street in the city http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/crash-injuries-summit-street-city/46186 <p>A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported at 101 Summit St. near Washington Avenue. City fire is on scene and Mercy medics are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: Command reports two vehicles involved; three people will need to be evaluated.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/crash-injuries-summit-street-city/46186#comments batavia accident Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:48:59 +0000 Billie Owens 46186 at http://thebatavian.com Car hits tree on Alleghany Road, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-alleghany-road-alabama/46179 <p>A vehicle has reportedly hit a tree on Alleghany Road north of Roberts Road, Alabama.</p> <p>There is airbag deployment.</p> <p>Alabama fire and Mercy EMS responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:18 a.m.: Chief on scene reports minor injuries.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-alleghany-road-alabama/46179#comments accident Alabama Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:07:57 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46179 at http://thebatavian.com Driver involved in Sunday night accident charged with DWI http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/driver-involved-sunday-night-accident-charged-dwi/46178 <p>A driver involved in <a href="http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/multiple-vehicles-collide-gas-station-corner-jackson-street-batavia/46165" target="_blank">an accident Sunday night on Ellicott Street</a> near Jackson Avenue that sent two people to the hospital has been charged with DWI.</p> <p>Reid E. Scott, 23, of Bear Road, Cowlesville, is also charged with driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, leaving the scene of an injury accident, reckless driving, speeding and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.&nbsp;</p> <p>Scott&#39;s vehicle was northbound on Ellicott Street, allegedly at a high rate of speed, according to investigators. A second vehicle was in the left-turn lane, intending to turn into Kwik Fill, and Scott allegedly attempted to pass the vehicle on the left by driving in the wrong lane toward oncoming traffic.</p> <p>Scott&#39;s vehicle struck the turning vehicle. His vehicle then continued north striking a railroad crossing sign and utility pole.</p> <p>Scott allegedly fled the scene of the accident on foot and was later located in Jackson Square. He suffered a hand injury.</p> <p>Batavia PD did not release the names of the occupants of the other vehicle or provide information on their injuries.</p> <p>UPDATE Tuesday, 4:50 p.m.: The driver of the second vehicle was Frances Riggs, of Brockport, and the passenger was Mattie Cole, of Albion. Both were transported to UMMC, but neither suffered a significant &nbsp;injury, according to Sgt. Chris Camp.&nbsp;</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/driver-involved-sunday-night-accident-charged-dwi/46178#comments batavia accident crime Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:45:24 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46178 at http://thebatavian.com Driver charged in single-vehicle accident in Elba on Saturday night http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/driver-charged-single-vehicle-accident-elba-saturday-night/46171 <p>A driver involved in a single-vehicle accident at 11:28 p.m. Saturday on Route 262, Elba, has been charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.</p> <p>Joseph Paul Pratt, 20, of Church Street, Le Roy, was also charged with failure to keep right.&nbsp;</p> <p>Pratt was driving a 2010 Chevy pickup owned by another person eastbound on Route 262. The truck reportedly crossed into the westbound lane and went off the north shoulder of the road. It struck a guy wire for a utility pole and continued through a patch of trees and hedges, coming to rest in a farmfield. &nbsp;</p> <p>Deputy Chris Parker reports that Pratt said he hit a patch of black ice.</p> <p>The investigation showed, Parker wrote in the report, that Pratt&#39;s vehicle traveled in a straight line through a curve in the roadway.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/driver-charged-single-vehicle-accident-elba-saturday-night/46171#comments accident elba Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46171 at http://thebatavian.com Two-car accident reported on Genesee Street, Darien http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-car-accident-reported-genesee-street-darien/46166 <p>A two-car accident occurred at 418 Genesee St., Darien.</p> <p>The initial report had a subject complaining of a head injury. A minor head injury and a minor leg injury are reported.</p> <p>The cars are no longer blocking.</p> <p>The location is just before County Line Road.</p> <p>Darien fire and ambulance dispatched. Corfu dispatched mutual aid.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:56 a.m.: A second ambulance is requested to the scene. Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-car-accident-reported-genesee-street-darien/46166#comments accident Darien Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:46:05 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46166 at http://thebatavian.com Vehicle tears down telephone pole on Clinton Street http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/vehicle-tears-down-telephone-pole-clinton-street/46160 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2015-1/clintonstaccjan112014-2.jpg" /></p> <p>A vehicle crashed into a telephone pole and injuries are reported at 60 Clinton St. in the city. The pole snapped and wire are down. City fire, police and Mercy medics are responding. National Grid has been notified.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:05 a.m.: The driver&#39;s injuries appear to be minor. The cause of the accident is under investigation. National Grid is on scene.&nbsp;</p> <p>UPDATE 3:08 a.m.: City fire is back in service.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2015-1/clintonstaccjan112014.jpg" /></p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/vehicle-tears-down-telephone-pole-clinton-street/46160#comments batavia accident Sun, 11 Jan 2015 07:30:10 +0000 Billie Owens 46160 at http://thebatavian.com Car hits tree on Clinton Street Road, Bergen http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-clinton-street-road-bergen/46159 <p>A car has hit a tree in the area of 7022 Clinton Street Road, Bergen.</p> <p>The driver is reportedly trapped and complaining of leg pain.</p> <p>Bergen Fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:06 p.m.: The initial caller has called back. The driver is no longer trapped in the vehicle. He is now in the caller&#39;s car, still complaining of leg pain.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-clinton-street-road-bergen/46159#comments accident bergen Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:06:08 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46159 at http://thebatavian.com Car crash on Broadway Road, Darien http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crash-broadway-road-darien/46158 <p>A motor-vehicle accident is reported at 234 Broadway Road, Darien. An adult and a young child may be injured. They are out of the vehicle. Darien fire is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:58 p.m.: Command requests Mercy medics to respond. The location is between Harlow and County Line roads.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crash-broadway-road-darien/46158#comments accident Darien Sat, 10 Jan 2015 22:56:20 +0000 Billie Owens 46158 at http://thebatavian.com Car wreck with injuries on Lewiston Road, east of Knowlesville Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-lewiston-road-east-knowlesville-road/46148 <p>A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on Lewiston Road. Genesee County dispatch plotted the call locale as east of Knowlesville Road. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:10 p.m.: A responder on scene reports &quot;a vehicle into the trees.&quot;</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-lewiston-road-east-knowlesville-road/46148#comments accident Alabama Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:05:49 +0000 Billie Owens 46148 at http://thebatavian.com Car hits tree, injuries reported on Cole Road, Le Roy http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-injuries-reported-cole-road-le-roy/46135 <p>A car has reportedly hit a tree on Cole Road, Le Roy.</p> <p>Injuries are reported.</p> <p>Le Roy fire and Le Roy ambulance dispatched.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-injuries-reported-cole-road-le-roy/46135#comments accident Le Roy Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:50:57 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46135 at http://thebatavian.com Car reportedly hits tree on South Main Street Road, Batavia http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-reportedly-hits-tree-south-main-street-road-batavia/46134 <p>A car has reportedly hit a tree and there are unknown injuries at 3992 South Main Street Road, near Fairway Drive, Batavia.</p> <p>Town of Batavia Fire and Alexander Fire&#39;s ambulance dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 6:11 a.m.: Law enforcement on scene reports no injuries. Alexander&#39;s ambulance is cancelled. Town of Batavia can hold all equipment in hall.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-reportedly-hits-tree-south-main-street-road-batavia/46134#comments batavia accident Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:10:31 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46134 at http://thebatavian.com Eastbound Route 5 in Le Roy reportedly blocked by truck accident http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/eastbound-route-5-le-roy-reportedly-blocked-truck-accident/46132 <p>A reader who witnessed the accident reports a westbound tractor-trailer has jackknifed on Route 5 near Bater Road, Le Roy.</p> <p>The truck hit a pole and the eastbound lane is blocked.</p> <p>A trooper just arrived on scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:58 a.m.: Le Roy fire requested to shut down traffic westbound on Route 5 at Keeney Road. Stafford fire requested to shut down traffic eastbound at Buckley Road.</p> <p>UPDATE 6:44 a.m.: Traffic is reopened. Stafford and Le Roy back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/eastbound-route-5-le-roy-reportedly-blocked-truck-accident/46132#comments accident Le Roy Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:56:58 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46132 at http://thebatavian.com