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Driver airlifted after colliding with Fairville Ambulance in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a crash on Austin Road in Arcadia, which happened on Saturday around 7:29 a.m. Deputies say that a vehicle operated by Donald L. Dewandel, 85, of Newark was traveling eastbound on Austin Road when he struck the back of a Fairville Volunteer Fire Department Ambulance, which was parked alongside the road.... more

Portion of South Street in Auburn will be closed Friday

South Street's northbound lane will be closed between Lincoln and Genesee street Friday in order to replace water pipes around the Schine Theater. The street will be closed from 7 a.m. to around 3:30 p.m. and traffic will be detoured around Loop Road, Director of Planning and Economic Development Jenny Haines said Thursday during the Auburn City Council meeting. The... more

Waterloo man charged with DWI, AUO after accident in Varick

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday around 12:30 a.m. deputies arrested a 24-year-old Waterloo man — charging him with driving while intoxicated. Deputies say Alejandro S. Aguilera, 24, of Waterloo was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 percent, and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. The arrest stems from an investigation into a one-car property damage... more

Victor driver ticketed after Rt. 96 crash near Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports a personal injury motor vehicle accident that happened on Monday around 3:46 p.m. at a busy portion of State Route 96 in Victor. A vehicle operated by Ana Nunez, 63, of Penfield was traveling north on State Route 96 and was stopped in traffic at an intersection of High Street Extension, when another vehicle... more

CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY: $1.2M targets 100-year-old bridge over Rt. 96 in Victor

New York State Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas today announced that construction has begun on a $1.2 million project to replace the bridge carrying Route 96 over Mud Creek in the Town of Victor, Ontario County. There are currently no weight restrictions for travel, however the 100-year-old bridge has exceeded its useful life. The structure will be... more

Venice road closed until further notice

The Cayuga County Highway Department closed a portion of Stewarts Corners Road Tuesday in the town of Venice. The closure is between Myers and Shingle Valley roads, according to a press release from Cayuga County Administrator J. Justin Woods. It is not clear when the road will be back open, and motorists are advised to use alternate routes or follow... more

Canandaigua man ticketed after slamming into school bus, no children hurt in crash

Authorities say a Canandaigua City School bus was hit by a pickup truck around 2:40 p.m. on Monday. The crash happened on Buffalo Street, just east of Pearl Street, according to police. Canandaigua Police Chief Stephen Hedworth said the bus was stopped to let students off and had its yellow lights flashing — but the red lights had not yet... more

Auburn’s State Street lot receives clean bill of health from environmental consultants

The former site of the Kalet’s department store in Auburn is slated to be redeveloped as a public park, but the plan could face a legal challenge from an Auburn attorney who filed multiple lawsuits against a prior project planned for the site. The property, located at 1-7 State St., was previously the proposed site for the Schwartz Family Performing... more

UPDATE: Phelps man faces multiple charges after violent crash, teen passenger in ‘guarded’ condition

In an update Monday afternoon, authorities say the 21-year-old driver of a vehicle that crashed, causing serious injuries to a 17-year-old passenger — has been charged. Justin Palombi, 21, of Phelps — the operator of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, which slammed into a tree and utility pole on South Marbletown Road on Sunday. The accident happened around 5 p.m., according... more

DWAI charge for Canandaigua man after crash on Western Blvd.

The Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 36-year-old driver on drugged driving charges following a one-car crash on Western Blvd. Russell Jamieson, 36, was charged on April 5th around 9:22 p.m. with driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, and several other traffic violations. He is accused of driving across on-coming lanes of traffic and crashing into a ditch... more

One hospitalized after tractor-trailer collides with car in Weedsport

Crews were called to a crash on South Seneca Street in Weedsport around 5:45 p.m., which involved a tractor-trailer and car. First responders say they were called to 8864 South Seneca Street for a reported accident involving minor injuries. When the first crews arrived on-scene they found a vehicle on its side. While there were only minor injuries — one... more

Route 96 bridge over Mud Creek in Victor to close until July

A bridge in Victor will be closed until late July. According to a tweet from state senator Rich Funke, the Route 96 bridge over Mud Creek in Victor will close on Monday, April 16. Citing the New York State Department of Transportation, Funke says that the Ontario County bridge will be closed until late July. An exact date for its... more

Canandaigua man flees accident scene, charged with DWI after being located

Deputies arrested a 45-year-old Canandaigua man following an accident on Route 5 in Hopewell early-Wednesday morning. Around 2:08 a.m. deputies were called to a single-car property damage crash on Route 5. They say the operator of the vehicle, identified as Edward W. Laranjo, 45, of Canandaigua fled the scene, and was located a few hundred feet from the accident. Deputies... more

What’s with all the tree cutting on the Thruway?

Jonathan Dougherty, deputy director of media relations and communications for the Thruway Authority, said Monday that the tree cutting is part of a capital project on I-90 between exits 42 (Geneva) and 44 (Canandaigua). He called it a “safety- related project, which includes pavement resurfacing, guiderail replacement, drainage improvements and other miscellaneous work to a 20-mile section of the Thruway.... more

Route 96 crash leads to DWI charge for Varick driver

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that on Saturday at 3 a.m. deputies arrested a Varick resident following an investigation into a proeprty damage accident on State Route 96. Jamie M Eldredge, 24, of Varick was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with .08 percent BAC or more and having an Expired Registration. Eldredge was traveling southbound on State Route... more

Williamson man faces drug charges after 2017 crash

A Williamson man was arrested on multiple drug charges, including DWAI-drugs — after a personal injury accident that happened last September. Investigators say Brandon M. Are, 21, of Williamson was charged with DWAI-drugs, seventh-degreee criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hyperemic instrument, failure to keep right, failure to use designated lane and aggravated unlicensed operation. Authorities did... more

Multiple hospitalized after crash involving tractor-trailer in Lansing

Three people were hospitalized after an early-morning crash involving a tractor-trailer on Route 13 in Lansing. State Police were called to the report of a crash around 2:05 a.m. and as result, Route 13 was shut down for five hours as crews worked the scene. The Ithaca Voice says the car was traveling south when it crossed into the northbound... more

Two hospitalized after crash on Rt. 34

Two people were sent to the hospital after a three-car crash on Route 34 in Weedsport. Weedsport Ambulance & Rescue, Port Byron EMS, Jordan Ambulance, and Throop Ambulance were all called to the scene on Route 34 and Bentley School Road. Officials in Cayuga County say that Throop Ambulance transported one patient to Auburn Community Hospital, while a second patient... more
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