State Police: Woman seriously injured in Macedon crash, 7-month-old escapes injury

Mercy Flight transported a woman to Strong Memorial Hospital after a Monday morning crash, according to first responders. The accident took place in Macedon around 6:45 am on State Route 31. Police say that a 30-year-old woman was traveling west on Route 31, crossed into the eastbound lane, and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer. There was a 7-month-old in the... more

Lyons man charged with DWI, sent to Strong after rollover crash; others inside vehicle uninjured

A 26-year-old Lyons man was arrested for driving while intoxicated and speeding following a one-car rollover accident in Phelps, according to deputies. The crash took place on Gifford Rd. on August 18th around 8:29 pm. Deputies say that Michael Thomas McKeever, 26, of Lyons was operating a 2005 Ford Escape when it appeared to be traveling west at a high... more

Odessa woman faces multiple felony charges after crash in Watkins Glen

A property damage accident resulted in no injuries, but police say one woman faces multiple felony charges as result. Members of the Watkins Glen Police Department arrested 43-year-old Bridget K. Raymond, of Odessa after a property damage accident in Watkins Glen. Sgt. Steve Decker reports that Raymond was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation — a felony, as well as... more

One sent to Upstate Medical after rollover accident in Cayuga Co.

Poplar Ridge, Aurora Rescue and Southern Cayuga Ambulance are on the scene of a one-car accident at the intersection of Sands Rd. And Sherwood Rd., according to first responders and radio traffic. According to radio traffic, one female patient is trapped inside the vehicle involved. There were also reported injuries, too. Command requested all available manpower from Aurora to the... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

Driver flips car, crashes into Canandaigua dealership; transported to Strong Memorial Hospital

Deputies say a 20-year-old had to be rescued by fire crews after a chain reaction crash at a Canandaigua car dealership around 10 pm on Wednesday. They say 20-year-old Nicholas Albrecht, of Canandaigua was traveling down County Rd. 10 when he lost control of his vehicle. At that point, deputies say the car left the roadway, flipped onto its side... more

Motorcyclist airlifted to Upstate following accident in Seneca Falls

Police say they were called to the scene of an accident involving a car and motorcycle on State Route 5&20 in the Town of Seneca Falls at the intersection of Balsley Rd. Seneca Falls Police say that Robert Andrews, 55, of Seneca Falls was traveling west on Route 5&20 when a passenger vehicle operated by Maxine Norberg, 84, of Waterloo... more

Schuyler County boating accident leaves one dead, two others injured

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says that one person was pronounced dead at the scene of a boat accident after being thrown overboard late-Thursday. The incident happened on Waneta Lake around 8:07 pm and two other individuals were transported to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for treatment. The Sheriff’s Office identified the victim of the accident as 17-year-old Owen Thomas. Thomas... more

Penfield man sent to Strong following Bristol crash

On Saturday around 4:16 pm deputies responded to a single-car rollover on State Route 64 at the intersection of County Rd. 34 in South Bristol. Deputies say the operated of the vehicle was identified as Kevin T. Smith, a Penfield resident. He was operating his 2006 Nissan on Route 64 when he traveled off the shoulder of the roadway and... more

Tractor-trailer catches fire on SR 14 in Geneva

Deputies say a tractor-trailer fire resulted in the White Springs and West Lake Road fire departments to be called to the scene on State Route 14. The fire was noticed by the operator of the tractor-trailer around 12:24 pm on Thursday. Douglas Shoemarker, 59, of Shortsville noticed the rear tires on the passenger’s side of the trailer were on fire.... more

Tech solutions for safe roads offered in Ontario County

County leaders got a chance Wednesday to experience what it’s like to drive while fueled by alcohol or marijuana. No arrests were made or needed — they were all wearing Fatal Vision Goggles, which simulate impairment from marijuana and at various blood alcohol (BAC) content levels from .07 percent to .25 percent. Members of the Ontario County Traffic Safety Board,... more

Yates Transit Service, Keuka College to expand transportation

Yates Transit Service and Keuka College have partnered to provide increased access to transportation in and around the Penn Yan community. The additional public routes, which will coincide with the school’s semesters, will include runs to the college and areas of interest in Penn Yan. Scheduled to begin in the fall, officials from both organizations are pleased to be able... more

REPORT: Seneca, Wayne, Ontario counties ‘most-deadly’ for drivers, despite ‘rural’ status

According to state and federal accident data — some of New York’s most-rural county’s are the most-deadly for drivers. Each year, more than 1,000 people die in traffic-related crashes — or about one fatality per 100 million miles driven. The chances of dying in a crash are heightened in some of the least-populated counties in New York. Even more interestingly,... more

Three sent to the hospital after two-car crash in Hopewell

A Hopewell accident that happened around 7:13 am on Monday resulted in three people being sent to area hospitals for treatment of injuries. Deputies say Terra M. Hawkins, 25, of Canandaigua was traveling east on County Rd. 46 when a vehicle operated by John L. Hampton, 22, of Rochester made a left turn onto County Rd. 46 from Smith Rd.... more

Clifton Springs man charged with DWI after crash; passenger sent to hospital

On Friday at approximately 8:15 pm a Clifton Springs man was arrested following a one-vehicle crash at the corner of Melvin Hil Rd. and Ontario St., according to deputies. The Phelps Police Department, Phelps Ambulance, and Ontario County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene, and after a brief investigation – Joshua Matthew Perry, 29, of Clifton Springs was taken... more

UPDATED: One airlifted after two-car crash east of Auburn

Around 3:52 pm on Thursday, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year-old Bernard C. Smith, of Montezuma was struck on the passenger side by an oncoming vehicle operated by Jessica A Dunn, 32, of Auburn at the intersection of Grant Avenue Rd. and County House Rd. in Sennett. The injuries were serious, but not life threatening, according to the Sheriff’s... more

Overnight accident in Geneva involving two cars

Reports surfaced overnight of an accident on Hamilton St. in Geneva. The accident happened around 12:30 am at the intersection between White Springs and Spring streets. Two cars were involved in the wreck. It’s unclear how the accident happened or what injuries were involved. One car could be seen on its side in a photo submitted to FingerLakes1.com by Tammy... more

Solving the snarl: Reps looking at ways to make Rt. 96 commute easier in Victor

It’s arguably the longest 6-mile drive in Ontario County. The Route 96 corridor through Victor — on the way to or from work, on a weekend, or during holiday shopping season — has been a headache-inducer for commuters, business owners and residents for years. Town, village, county and state representatives are looking for solutions to ease that pain, and are... more
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