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Pickup truck bursts into flames after serious crash in Waterloo (video)

West River Rd. was shut down for at least two hours in Waterloo after a single-vehicle crash. Witnesses say a pickup truck swerved while traveling on W. River Rd., struck a utility pole and burst into flames. According to scanner traffic, the driver of the vehicle did make out, but the extent of injuries suffered was not clear. This all... more

IPD will have extra officers looking for seatbelt violators

The New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee has announced that May 22nd to June 4th is their Designated Seatbelt Mobilization Enforcement Period. As in years past, the Ithaca Police Department will have extra patrols on duty looking for seatbelt violations during this campaign. Police officers working these extra patrols will be patrolling during various hours throughout the day on... more

Trooper critically injured in Steuben County, investigation into cause continues

State Police have released more information following a press conference on the State Trooper who was struck by another vehicle during a traffic stop on I-86 in Campbell. They say Trooper Craig Foglia, 45, pulled over a car on I-86 in Campbell when a pickup truck struck the rear of his vehicle. The accident happened at highway speed, so the... more

Are your car insurance rates going up? New regulation has stirred debate

Car insurance bills might be changing in the coming weeks. A new state regulation, aimed at eliminating what Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls a ‘discriminatory’ practice would ban car insurance companies from using education history and job status as factors while setting rates. According to Maria Vullo, superintendent of New York State’s Department of Financial Services said, “Under this proposed regulation,... more

Seneca Falls PD says Pageant of Bands could cause delays

On Saturday at 3:00 pm the Seneca Falls School District will be hosting the Pageant of Bands. The marching bands will be lining up behind the Seneca Falls Middle School on Mynderse St. at approximately 2:30 pm. The marching bands will then travel south on Mynderse St. to Chapel St. Once on Chapel St., the bands will then march to... more

Geneva pair sent to hospital after Phelps crash

On May 13th the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to a accident on State Route 14 at Cross Rd. in the Town of Phelps around 11:45 am. Deputies say Qingyi Lu, 19, of Geneva was traveling east on Cross Rd. when she entered the intersection of State Route 14 and struck a southbound vehicle being operated by... more

One sent to hospital after Manchester crash

On Monday around 7:30 am deputies were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Deputies say that a 2015 Nissan operated by Melody Metz, 49, of Shortsville was northbound on State Route 21 at the intersection with State Route 96 when she was struck by a pickup truck operated by Emile Vailancourt, 73, of Clifton Springs.... more

Canandaigua man was under influence of drugs when he struck pole

A Canandaigua man is facing a DWI charge after an accident on State Route 96. Deputies charged Christopher Micheal Buskey, 35, of Canandaigua is accused of driving while impaired by drugs and also driving without proper license. He went off the road and struck a utility pole coming to rest in a ditch. Citations were issued and Buskey will answer... more

Corrections officer fighting for life at Strong; GoFundMe established

His friends and family say he’s fighting for his life. This after the serious car accident in Hopewell at the intersection of Smith Rd. and Route 46. He’s in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital, with leg and internal injuries. A GoFundMe Page has been set up in his honor for his family, as he moves down the road of... more

Canandaigua woman charged with DWAI after crash

On Friday around 11:26 pm deputies responded to the intersection of County Rd. 22 and State Rt. 21 for the report of a two car accident. Deputies say Nicole J. Langdon, 24, of Canandaigua was treated and transported from the scene to Strong Memorial Hospital for minor injuries to her face. Deputies then responded to Strong Memorial Hospital to continue... more

Motorcyclist ejected after pickup truck driver doesn’t see him in Canandaigua

Deputies in Ontario County say they reported to a personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Friday around 1 pm. They say Michael Cain, 62, of Palmyra was traveling south on his motorcycle and Matthew Nielson, 40, was traveling north in a pickup truck.   Deputies say Nielsen did not see Cain riding the motorcycle... more

Bloomfield woman injured after vehicle strikes utility pole

Bloomfield woman injured after vehicle strikes utility pole
Deputies in Ontario County say that a 23-year-old Bloomfield woman was transported to F.F. Thompson Hospital after an accident on County Rd. 30. Paige E. Heyden, 23, of Bloomfield was eastbound when she swerved to miss a deer that ran across the road and struck a telephone pole. She suffered minor head, leg and foot injuries and was transported to... more

Right to Run road closures announced for this weekend in Seneca Falls, Fayette

The Seneca Falls Police Department would like to advise Seneca Falls and Fayette residents that on Saturday, May 13th, 2017, the Right to Run 19K Race will be taking place at 8:30 am. The run will start on Martin Rd. and will continue onto the following roads causing temporary closures and delays: Thorpe Rd., Peterman Rd., Farron Rd., Hoster Rd.,... more

Deputies seek suspect after hit and run accident in Canandaigua

Law enforcement in Ontario County is seeking the driver of a pickup truck after an accident on State Route 21 in Canandaigua. Deputies say that Keira J. Alicea, 24, of Newark was traveling on Route 21 when she was rear-ended by a blue Chevrolet pickup truck. The white male operating the vehicle said he was late to work — and... more

Woman transported to Strong after Bristol crash

Deputies in Ontario County say they responded with Naples Ambulance and Naples Fire Department to a one car accident on Route 64 in South Bristol on Monday. When they arrived, deputies found a vehicle operated by Charlene Bowen, 61, of Wayland had been traveling north on Rt. 64 when she began to swerve to avoid a deer and was further... more

Teen ticketed in Groton school bus crash

A teenager was ticketed for failure to stop at a stop sign as the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a crash involving a Groton Central School District bus on Friday. Deputies responded to a call at about 3:10 p.m. at the intersection of West Groton Road and Bossard Road in the Town of Groton for a personal-injury vehicle... more

Adult and child injured in car accident in Auburn

One adult and one child suffered minor injuries in a car accident Monday afternoon, the Auburn Fire Department said. According to Cayuga County 911, two vehicles crashed at the corner of North and Lansing streets at around 3 p.m. Monday.   One of the vehicles veered off the road and hit a sign for the medical building at 143 North... more
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