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Deputy involved in Williamson crash; four sent to hospital

State Police have shed a little more light into the accident involving a deputy in Wayne County.

In all, four people are recovering after the crash, which involved a Wayne County cruiser on State Route 104.

Investigators say the deputy was westbound on Rt. 104 in Williamson, running sirens and lights, when the vehicle passed another westbound vehicle on it’s left.

That was when the second vehicle turned left onto King St., which caused the accident as the cruiser tried to pass.

Three people, as well as the deputy suffered minor injuries. All four were transported to Rochester-area hospitals.

An investigation is ongoing to determine who was at fault in the accident. It’s unclear if charges will be filed against the driver of the vehicle that turned into the cruiser.

Identities were not released.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


A Wayne County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and another vehicle collided on Route 104 near King St. in Williamson on Monday, according to early-reports.

Both vehicles sustained serious damage, but there is no word on injuries involved in the accident.

The road was closed for several hours, but as of this morning the roadway was reopened.

 

The accident reportedly took place around 10:30 pm on Monday.

State Police and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

It’s been a difficult year for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, as the force lost a boat during the spring as flooding ravaged properties along Lake Ontario in Wayne County, contended with an inmate escaping from the Wayne County Jail less than two weeks ago, and now this accident.

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