Newark woman sent to Strong after two-car crash along Route 31

A Newark woman was sent to Strong Hospital, and a Macedon man was ticketed following a two-car crash at a busy intersection along Route 31.

Deputies say that Elvin Garcia, 19, of Macedon was traveling south on Whitbeck Road and came to a stop at a signed intersection with State Route 31.

He proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a vehicle operated by 35-year-old Maya Uhler, of Newark. She was traveling west on Route 31, according to deputies.

Deputies say Uhler had to be transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Meanwhile, Garcia was issued tickets for failing to yield the right of way.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Newark Fire Department.


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