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Rochester man airlifted from rollover crash in Gorham; later charged with DWI

A Rochester man was seriously injured in a Gorham accident along Route 247.

Deputies say Joshua Lyons, 38, was traveling north on Route 247 in Gotham when his vehicle traveled off the west side of the road, struck a ditch, then utility pole, before overturning.

Lyons was ejected from the vehicle and suffered back, arm, and leg injuries.



He was transported by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

The vehicle Lyons was operating was demolished.

Deputies say that Lyons was issued tickets for DWI, failure to keep right, and no seatbelt.

The Rushville Fire Department assisted at the scene, along with Canandaigua Ambulance.

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