en Two injuries, two tickets in accident Saturday in Darien <p>Two people were hurt and two drivers received a traffic ticket following a two-car accident at the intersection of Sumner and Fargo roads, Darien, at 12:38 p.m., Saturday.</p> <p>Dan Devera and Dana Devera, no ages listed, were passengers in a vehicle driving by Danilo Devera, 48, State Street, Medina, were transported to UMMC with minor injuries.</p> <p>Danilo Devera was cited for alleged failure to stop for a stop sign.&nbsp;</p> <p>The other driver, Ellen F. Cornelius, 34, of Perry Road, Le Roy, was cited for allegedly driving an unregistered vehicle.</p> <p>Devera was driving southbound on Fargo Road and Corelius was eastbound on Sumner Road. Devera&#39;s vehicle reportedly entered the intersection and was struck by Cornelius&#39;s car. &nbsp;</p> <p>The uninjured passengers were Rowena Devera, age not listed, and Shirley Christiano, 49.</p> <p>The accident was investigated by Deputy Chris Parker.</p> accident Darien Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:40:36 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43888 at Car vs. pole accident reported on South Street Road, Pavilion <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014.jpg" /></p> <p>A car has reportedly struck a pole in the area of 11017 South Street Road, Pavilion.</p> <p>A person is pinned in the car. Wires are down.</p> <p>Injuries are possible.</p> <p>Pavilion Fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>Le Roy&#39;s rescue requested to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 9:31 a.m.: Mercy Flight dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE(s) by Billie 9:36 a.m.: Mercy Flight #5 is airborne.</p> <p>UPDATE 9:40 a.m.: Mercy Flight has landed. National Grid is expected to arrive in 20 minutes for repairs.</p> <p>UPDATE 9:50 a.m.: National Grid is on scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:11 a.m.: The victim has been extricated.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:17 a.m.: Mercy Flight is in the air, going to Strong Memorial Hospital.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:47 a.m.: Howard at the scene reports that officials believe the seriously injured driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel of his pickup truck. He appears to be in his mid-40s. It took at least 45 minutes for rescuers to extricate the victim. They had to use a winch to pull the front of the cab from the rear of the truck. The man was conscious and able to talk throughout the rescue effort. He suffered serious injuries to his legs and chest, and possibly internal injuries.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:30 a.m. (by Howard): The truck&#39;s front end was heavily damaged and the pole was sheared in half. The wires were pulled off the house at that location and a second pole near the house was on the ground. The truck came to rest in a cornfield. Pavilion Assistant Chief Dewey Murrock said, &quot;When I first pulled up, I thought it was going to be very bad, but he was awake and talking. I was actually surprised at that.&quot; We&#39;ll post pictures from the scene after we receive word that family notifications have been completed.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:10 p.m.: Family notifications completed, but we don&#39;t have the victim&#39;s name yet.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:21 p.m.: The driver is identified as Steven Lantz, 47, of North Street, Le Roy.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:22 p.m.: Lantz is listed in satisfactory condition, according to the Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-2.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-3.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-4.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-5.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-6.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-7.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-8.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-9.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-10.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-11.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/southstreetpavilionjuly262014-12.jpg" /></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="360" src="!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d2923.888710282035!2d-77.97915205978396!3d42.87519306307298!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d3e0f997c2a96f%3A0x14baeadf86e2016c!2s11017+S+Street+Rd%2C+Pavilion%2C+NY+14525!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1406381128304" width="480"></iframe></p> accident Pavilion Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:27:03 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43868 at Two-car accident with minor injuries, Clinton Street Road, Batavia <p>A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at 5073 Clinton Street Road, Batavia.</p> <p>A small child is in one vehicle.</p> <p>Town of Batavia fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="380" src="!1m20!1m8!1m3!1d2917.8263469951994!2d-78.147481!3d43.002991!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m9!1i0!3e6!4m0!4m5!1s0x89d3efc836bcfebb%3A0x3d7cc01f2d01d473!2s5073+Clinton+Street+Rd%2C+Batavia%2C+NY+14020!3m2!1d43.002991!2d-78.147481!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1406205203516" width="480"></iframe></p> batavia accident Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:34:09 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43841 at Two-car accident with minor injuries reported on Ellicott Street Road, East Bethany <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/img_6826july21acc.jpg" /></p> <p>A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at 6049 Ellicott Street Road. Stafford fire and Mercy medics are responding. Two vehicles are said to have collided into a utility pole. A responder on scene says two young men are injured, one complaining of pain, the other of facial cuts. The road is open but eastbound traffic will be slowed down.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:38 p.m.: Two flatbed tows are called to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:45 p.m.: The location is between Transit and East roads in East Bethany. Bethany fire is also at the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:51 p.m.: Traffic is being handled in alternate-lane order.</p> <p>UPDATE: Photos submitted by&nbsp;Doug Yeomans.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/img_6825accjul21.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/img_6831july21acc.jpg" /></p> accident east bethany Stafford Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:33:08 +0000 Billie Owens 43804 at Car reportedly flipped over on Thruway near State Street Road <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/p7140219.jpg" /></p> <p>A vehicle has reportedly flipped over on the Thruway near mile marker 389.9 in the eastbound lane.</p> <p>No word on injuries.</p> <p>Town of Batavia fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>The location is just west of the State Street Road overpass.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:21 p.m.: A first responder reports the vehicle is on the guard rail, inverted. One female trapped in the vehicle, though conscious and alert. The vehicle will need to be stablized before firefighters can get her out.</p> <p>UPDATE: Photos submitted by Town of Batavia FD.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/p7140215.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/p7140216.jpg" /></p> batavia accident Thurway Tue, 15 Jul 2014 02:21:05 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43691 at Car hits store facade on Ellicott Street, Batavia <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/100_1313.jpg" /></p> <p>A driver apparently hit the gas when she meant to hit the brake while parking outside the Southside Deli at 300 Ellicott St., Batavia, late this afternoon. Her car jumped the curb and hit the Olive Branch health food store. The driver was transported to UMMC for a precautionary exam.</p> <p><em>Photos submitted by Frank Capuano.</em></p> <p><em><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/100_1314.jpg" /></em></p> batavia accident Ellicott Street Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:57:16 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43690 at Truck on its side on Route 63 at Little Canada Road <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/gravtruckaccroute632014.jpg" /></p> <p>A 10-wheeler is on its side on Route 63 near Little Canada Road.</p> <p>No word on injuries.</p> <p>Bethany fire and Stafford fire dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 9:45 a.m.: According to Deputy Cory Mower, it appears the weight of gravel in the bed of the truck shifted causing the driver to lose control rounding the curve just north of Fargo Road. The estimated speed of the truck was 40 to 45 mph. At 8:45 a.m., it was expected it would take at least another hour before Route 63 was reopened. At this time, it&#39;s still closed. There were no injuries.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/gravtruckaccroute632014-2.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/gravtruckaccroute632014-3.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/gravtruckaccroute632014-4.jpg" /></p> accident Bethany Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:32:54 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43545 at Accident involving motorcycle in Darien with minor injuries <p>A car and motorcycle accident is reported at Broadway Road and Attica Road, Darien.</p> <p>Minor injuries are reported.</p> <p>Darien fire and ambulance responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:02 a.m.: First responder: &quot;Motorcyclist is up and conscious.&quot;</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="380" src="!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d2922.6158397770932!2d-78.3507838!3d42.9020513!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d39590a2da31dd%3A0xf4ea64c3b2d90ac1!2sBroadway+%26+Attica+Rd!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1404730706566" width="480"></iframe></p> accident Darien Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:00:04 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43544 at Holley man dies after car hits pea combine on Route 19 in Bergen <p>A man was killed early this morning after his car crossed the center line on Route 19 near Bissell Road in Bergen and struck a pea combine head on.</p> <p>Carmelo Rivera, 22, of Holley, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> <p>The accident was reported at 2:32 a.m.</p> <p>Rivera was driving a 2004 Mercury Sable northbound when it crossed the center line and ran into a OXBO 9500 XP Pea Harvester.</p> <p>It&#39;s possible another vehicle was in the area at the time of the crash and if so, investigators would like to interview that car&#39;s occupants. Anybody with information should call the Sheriff&#39;s Office at (585) 345-3000.</p> <p>The accident is being investigated by Deputy Frank Bordonaro, Deputy Howard Carlson, Sgt. Eric Seppala and Deputy John Duyssen of the Crash Management Team.</p> <p>Responding to the scene were the Bergen Volunteer Fire Department, Mercy EMS and State troopers.</p> accident bergen Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:51:45 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43535 at Hit-and-run accident reported on West Main Street <p>A hit-and-run accident was just reported on West Main Street, Batavia.</p> <p>The suspect vehicle is a Red RAV4 last seen southbound on River Street.</p> <p>Batavia PD is on scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 1 a.m.: The vehicle is said to have a trailer hitch and handicap Florida plates.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:02 a.m.: Correction on the RAV4. The vehicle does not have Florida plates</p> <p>UPDATE 1:10 a.m.: A vehicle has been stopped at Route 33 and Dewey Avenue.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:18 a.m.: Another potental matching vehicle was found at another location in the area, but there&#39;s no damage and the engine is cold. It doesn&#39;t sound like the first vehicle is considered a suspect vehicle at this time.</p> batavia accident Sun, 06 Jul 2014 05:00:06 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43533 at Driver involved in Oakfield accident accused of driving under the influence <p>A driver involved in an accident yesterday that sent one person to the hospital has been charged with driving under the influence of a drug.</p> <p>Keith Allen Hackett, 48, of South Pearl Street, Oakfield, was also cited for alleged failure to yield right of way.</p> <p>Hackett was reportedly parked at 80 South Pearl St. in the greenway at 1:30 p.m. when he pulled left into traffic to initiate a U-turn.</p> <p>His 2003 Ford sedan was struck by a car driven by Shelly G. Bucci, 53, of Knowsville Road, Oakfield.</p> <p>Bucci was transported to UMMC with minor injuries.</p> <p>Her passenger, 84-year-old Lorraine E. Balduf, was uninjured.</p> <p>The accident was investigated by Deputy Chris Parker.</p> <p>(<a href="" target="_blank">Initial Report</a>)</p> accident crime Oakfield Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:49:52 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43488 at UPDATED: Two men from Genesee County reported killed in Thruway crash in Henrietta <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/20140630_173635.jpg" /></p> <p>Two men from Genesee County are dead following a horrific multi-vehicle accident on the Thruway in&nbsp;Henrietta&nbsp;yesterday afternoon.</p> <p>Trooper Jason Jones, PIO for Troop T, confirmed the two victims were from Genesee County, but said the State Police are not releasing the names pending notification of family members.</p> <p>One victim was from Batavia, the other from Darien.</p> <p>The accident was reported at 4:30 p.m. near Exit 46. Six vehicles were involved.</p> <p>UPDATE July 1 (information from State Police press release): Killed in the accident were Michael F. Pehrson, 51, of Batavia, and Christopher M. Rheinheimer, 25, of Darien. They were pronounced dead at the scene after their pickup truck was struck head on by a commercial vehicle hauling a construction dumpster. That vehicle was traveling eastbound when it left its lane, crossed the center median, and traveled into westbound traffic, according to officials&#39; preliminary investigation. State Troopers, Fire, EMS, and Thruway Authority personnel immediately responded to the scene. The operator of the commercial vehicle, Roger L. Labar, 51, of Prattsburgh, was transported to Strong Memorial Hosptial with non-life-threatening injuries. Seconds after the first collision, a westbound tractor-trailer hauling produce struck the damaged guide rail from the first collision, which punctured its fuel tank causing it to become fully engulfed in flames. The operator of the tractor-trailer, a 49-year-old man from Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, quickly exited the vehicle and was uninjured. A fourth vehicle traveling behind the tractor-trailer struck debris in the road causing it to spin and be struck head on by a fifth vehicle. The operator of the fourth vehicle, a 70-year-old man from Canandaigua, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the fifth vehicle was uninjured. A sixth vehicle traveling westbound on I-90 struck debris causing damage to the vehicle only, no other injuries were reported. State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Collision Reconstruction Units responded to the scene and are handling the investigation. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Department of Agriculture &amp; Markets also responded to the scene to assist with the fuel fire and perishable cargo of the tractor-trailer. At this time, no charges have been filed against the commercial vehicle driver, and the investigation remains ongoing. All westbound traffic was diverted off the Thruway at Exit 45 (Victor) for the duration of the investigation at the scene.</p> <p><em>Photos submitted by Mark Hough.</em></p> <p><em><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/20140630_173656.jpg" /></em></p> batavia accident Darien thruway Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:12:06 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43469 at Motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries reported on Route 98, Elba <p>A motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries is reported 7578 Oak Orchard Road, Elba.</p> <p>Elba fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 6:52 p.m.: We didn&#39;t hear any more updates on this accident.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="380" src="!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d2915.7736373405014!2d-78.19421299999999!3d43.04619400000001!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d3f18cc34d0405%3A0xf33b4f6ac99d9550!2s7578+Oak+Orchard+Rd!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1404077544619" width="480"></iframe></p> accident elba Route 98 Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:33:31 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43447 at Minor injury accident reported on Clinton Street Road <p>A motor vehicle accident with three minor injuries is reported at 5038 Clinton Street Road near Stringham Drive, Batavia.</p> <p>Town of Batavia fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>Law enforcement is on location.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:55 a.m.: A second ambulance is requested to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:19 p.m.: At least one patient was transported to UMMC. Town of Batavia assignment is back in service.</p> batavia accident Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:42:36 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43372 at Motorcyclist who struck deer still listed in critical condition at ECMC <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/brandscottaccjune24.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: left; " />The motorcycle driver who hit a deer on Pearl Street Road early Monday morning remains in critical condition at ECMC.</p> <p>Brandon L. Scott, 23, of Darien, was westbound when a deer entered the roadway ahead of him and the front wheel of his bike struck the hindquarter of the deer.</p> <p>Scott was ejected from the motorcycle and suffered serious injuries, according to a Sheriff&#39;s Office news release.</p> <p>He was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC.&nbsp;</p> <p>Scott was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.</p> <p>The investigation is being conducted by Deputy Andrew Hale, Deputy Frank Bordonaro and Sgt. Eric Seppala. Assisting at the scene were members of the East Pembroke Fire Department and the Town of Batavia Fire Department along with Mercy EMS.</p> batavia accident Darien Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:40:12 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43371 at