Heavy equipment called in after propane truck rolls over in Ovid (photos)

Emergency crews worked for nearly six hours trying to recover and secure an accident scene in Ovid. Reports from the scene indicate that a propane truck rolled over near the State Route 96/414 intersection with the four corners. Details from the scene are limited, but officials have indicated that no propane spilled. A HAZMAT team was called in as a... more

Vehicle crash on Grant Avenue in Auburn blocks westbound traffic

Westbound traffic along a portion of Route 5 in Auburn was blocked for more than an hour Sunday evening after a motor vehicle crash. Initially reported as a three-vehicle accident, the incident occurred at 4:51 p.m., Cayuga County 911 dispatchers said, on Grant Avenue between Lansing Street and Beach Avenue. Auburn police and fire units were dispatched to the scene... more

Branchport man charged with DWI after crash in Gorham

A 62-year-old Branchport man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies responded to a one car crash on County Road 1 in Gorham. Deputies say Ward M. Bergman, 62, of Branchport was charged with drivign while intoxicated, as well as cited multiple tickets after he crashed his vehicle into a ditch. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage and... more

State plow truck overturns in Wayne County

Crews are on scene of a crash involving a state plow truck in Ontario. The truck overturned on Route 350 in Wayne County. There are no reported injuries. Route 350 North at Hennessy Road is currently closed while crews clean up the scene. The roadway has since been re-opened. Officials say an investigation into the matter is underway. Read more... more

Bloomfield woman hospitalized after making U-turn, causing crash in Hopewell

On Thursday at approximately 5:17 pm deputies in Ontario County — along with Hopewell Fire Department and Canandaigua Ambulance were dispatched to the intersection of County Road 46 and Freshour Road for the report of a crash with injuries. The accident involved a pickup truck and Jeep. It happened in the Town of Hopewell. Deputies say Sheryl H. Berger, 72,... more

Auburn woman in deadly four-car Sennett accident still in critical condition

An Auburn woman was in critical condition Thursday with head and chest injuries after a deadly four-car accident on Route 20 in the town of Sennett Wednesday. New York State Police Investigator Anthony Gower said 29-year-old Ashley M. Hester was transported to Upstate University Hospital Wednesday following the accident that killed 30-year-old Joseph S. Raymond. Hester had been traveling with... more

UPDATE: Auburn man ID’d in fatal Sennett crash

One person has died, while three others were injured in a serious multi-car crash on State Route 20 in Sennett. According to those on the scene three cars were involved in the initial crash, with the fourth vehicle swerving to avoid the wreck crashing into the ditch along the road. Police have identified the victim of the accident as Joseph... more

Energy-efficient street lights could save $1M in village of Waterloo

Trustee David Duprey said the village’s future looks bright. It may turn out to be even brighter, thanks to new, energy-efficient street lights. Speaking at Monday’s board meeting, Duprey said preliminary discussions and fact-gathering have taken place on converting the existing high-pressure sodium light fixtures to LED fixtures to save money. He said the village spends $100,305 now on electricity... more

Tractor-trailer rollover on Rt. 34B in Groton

An accident in Groton has resulted in part of Route 34B and Peruville Road being temporarily shut down. According to the Ithaca Voice, the crash was caused by slippery road conditions, according to Lt. Daniel Donahue of the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office. The tractor-trailer slid off the road and entered the ditch, where the trailer overturned but the tractor stayed... more

UPDATE: Pair killed in Canadice crash ID’d by deputies

In an update Sunday morning deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department identified the pair who died in the accident on County Road 37 in the Town of Canadice. Crews were called to the scene for a one vehicle crash with entrapment. When those crews arrived they found a vehicle that was being operated by Richard J. Cansdale, 32, of... more

Crash involving vehicle, two pedestrians in Ithaca under investigation

The Ithaca Police Department reports that they responded to the 700 block of South Meadow Street around noon for a crash involving two pedestrians and a car. The accident happened near DiBella’s and happened when the two pedestrians were crossing from east to west on South Meadow Street when they were struck by a vehicle traveling south. One pedestrian was... more

Rushville man recovering after crash in Gorham

A 20-year0ld Rushville man is recovering after an accident on Crowe Road in the Town of Gorham. Deputies in Ontario County say that Anthony Lunser, 20, of Rushville was traveling south on Crowe Road when he lost control of his vehicle, crossing through the northbound lane, striking a ditch. He complained of neck and back pain and was transported to... more

Gorham man charged with DWAI after crashing, flipping car

On Wednesday around 11:10 am deputies in Ontario County arrested Josef Luin Eldredge, 46, of Gorham for driving while ability impaired by drugs following an accident. Deputies say that Eldredge crossed over the center line while eastbound on County Road 18. His vehicle went off the road striking a culvert, mailbox, and driveway culvert. The vehicle then flipped and landed... more

None injured after SUV, livestock truck collide at Auburn intersection

Traffic was slowed along a part of Route 5 in Auburn after an SUV and a truck hauling a livestock trailer collided late Tuesday morning. The accident occurred at around 11:22 a.m. at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Seymour Street. Only the two vehicles were directly involved while a third was impacted by debris from the collision, according to... more

Crash involving school bus, car sends three to hospital

Police were called to the scene of an accident involving a school bus and car around 3:34 pm. According to crews on the scene, five Gananda students and two Palmyra-Macedon students were on the bus at the time of the crash. Altogether, as many as seven people suffered injuries in the crash, even though just three were sent to the... more

TRAFFIC: Exceptionally long truckload coming through Ithaca on Saturday

On Saturday February 4th, 2017 a commercial truck towing an exceptionally long commercial load is scheduled to travel through Ithaca in a southerly direction. Combined, the truck and trailer are over 380 feet long and twenty feet wide. Traffic patterns in Ithaca will be changed to accommodate this load. The load is scheduled to enter Ithaca on New York State... more

Geneva woman drove drunk, crashed with 11-year-old in car

Deputies say a 22-year-old Geneva woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child less than 15-years-old in the car on Saturday after a minor crash. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday around 9:45 am deputies arrested Victoria A. Golden, 22, of Geneva for driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated for operating a... more
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