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Deputy suffers minor injuries after drunk driver hits patrol car in Shortsville

A 70-year-old Shortsville man was charged with driving while intoxicated after colliding with a patrol car owned by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say that David Matichak, 70, of Shortsville was charged with driving while intoxicated after failing to yield the right of way at a stop sign and fourth-degree criminal mischief. The accident happened at the intersection of... more

Dump truck overturns on Rt. 5&20 in Stanley

Crews in Ontario County were called to the scene of an accident involving a dump truck. According to first responders, Stanley, Seneca Castle Fire, and Gorham Ambulance were all called to the scene. When crews arrived on-scene they noted that a single dump truck was involved, which had overturned and was blocking almost all of Rt. 5&20. First responders added... more

UPDATE: Walworth man dies at hospital after being struck by distracted driver

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has shed a little light onto the accident, which resulted in a pedestrian being airlifted to Strong Hospital on Saturday. Deputies say Roger E. Drouin of Teresa Dr. in Walworth was walking north when he was struck by a vehicle, being operated by Stephen F. Mazzochetti, of Greece. Mazzochetti reportedly became distracted, crossed the roadway... more

COMPTROLLER: Seneca, Cayuga have highest percentage of ‘structurally deficient’ bridges

Billions of dollars are needed to correct issues with locally owned bridges throughout New York. According to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli more than $27.4 billion is needed to fix local bridges. Several counties in the Finger Lakes — ranked among the top in the state for featuring the most ‘structurally deficient’ bridges. Seneca County led the way in... more

THRUWAY REPORT: Traffic way up at Exit 41 in Seneca County

How real are the traffic implications of del Lago Resort & Casino’s opening in February? Data released by the New York State Thruway Traffic Advisory Group shows a significant increase in traffic at the Exit 41 interchange in Tyre. Prior to del Lago’s opening, the average monthly traffic was noted at 266,306 vehicles. Since that opening — the average monthly... more

LATEST: SFPD locate potential witnesses to fatal motorcycle crash

Update – Tuesday, 9:30 pm The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that the aforementioned vehicle and occupants have been located. They say the investigation continues into the fatal motorcycle accident on Rt. 5&20 in Seneca Falls. Update – Tuesday, 2:30 pm The Seneca Falls Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a 2003 to 2005 red Ford... more

Police: Sodus man had .25 BAC when he flipped ATV

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Sodus man after toxicology reports showed he was drunk and above three times the legal limit. Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies said on July 29, they were called to St. Rt. 14 in Sodus Point for a reported crash. Responding deputies found 48-year-old James Jeffery Jr., was driving a Polaris utility vehicle on the road,... more

78-year-old ejected from moped in Barrington crash

A 78-year-old Dundee man was transported to Geneva General Hospital after an accident on State Rt. 230 in Barrington on Saturday. The crash involved a moped, which deputies say Alfred Lawrence, of Dundee was operating. Deputies say that Lawrence was traveling eastbound and went off the south shoulder of the roadway around 3 pm. Lawrence was ejected from the bike... more

Shortsville woman hospitalized at Strong follow one-car crash in Manchester

A 20-year-old Shortsville woman was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after a crash on County Rd. 13 in Manchester. Deputies say Kinley A. Ingutti-Lambert, of Shortsville was traveling east on County Rd. 13 when she crossed the westbound lane, leaving the north side of the highway — striking a cluster of trees. Her vehicle came to rest in that cluster... more

Two airlifted from September motorcycle crash in Lodi

Deputies in Seneca County responded to the intersection of State Route 414 and Rhodes Rd. in Lodi for a mulit-vehicle accident with injuries on September 24th, according to Sheriff Tim Luce. Adam D. Smith, 29, of Pennsylvania was traveling in a 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle traveling north on Rt. 414 when he struck the rear of a Dodge van truck,... more

Cayuga woman charged with DWAI-drugs after Rt. 89 crash

Deputies arrested a Cayuga woman following a personal injury crash that took place on State Rt. 89 on September 20th in the Town of Fayette. Barbara L. Deangelis, of Fayette was charged with DWAI-drugs after an accident where she went off the road, into a ditch, striking a culvert. Deputies say her vehicle overturned in the process. She suffered minor... more

Auburn driver airlifted after two-car crash in Naples

On Tuesday at approximately 7:02 pm deputies responded to the intersection of State Rt. 245 and Parish Rd. In Naples for a reported crash with injuries. Investigators were able to determine that Royellis Inscho, 35, of Auburn was driving north on Rt. 245 when he struck 25-year-old Nicole Wright, of Naples, who was turning into Parish Rd. When the collision... more

One sent to Upstate after motorcycle crash in Cayuga County

Homer Rescue and FourTown Ambulance were called to the scene of Rt. 90 and Champlin Rd. for a motorcycle crash. Initially, first responders put Mercy Flight on stand-by, as crews worked to determine the extent of the injuries. Reports indicate that two people were on the motorcycle. Mercy Flight was ultimately cancelled, but one person was transported to Upstate University... more

Police: Seneca Falls man was drunk, caused crash

On Sunday around 7:11 pm a Seneca Falls man was arrested by SFPD following a property damage accident, which took place on Stevenson St. When police arrived, they determined that Thomas D. Smith 63, of Seneca Falls was operating his vehicle while intoxicated. He was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated (0.18% BAC or more), driving while intoxicated, and leaving... more

Work begins on Trumansburg walkway

Work crews began initial roadway grading along state Route 96 last week to install a new, much-needed and long-awaited walkway in Ulysses. The sidewalk will extend from the Trumansburg Fairgrounds to just past the T-burg Shur-Save directly in front of and across from Kinney Drug. It will abut the western boundary of Smith Woods south of the village. Access will... more

Bicyclist suffers minor injuries after collision with SUV in Hopewell

On Tuesday around 12:21 am the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a vehicle-bicycle accident. Deputies say Roger I. Montanye, 38, of Canandaigua was operating his bike westbound against traffic and crossed into the path of a Ford Explorer, which was being operated by Stephen R. Melton, 60, of Canandaigua. The bicyclist was found at fault as he... more
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