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Driver transported to Strong after two-car crash in Honeoye

On Monday at approximately 9:35 am emergency units were called to a motor vehicle crash on County Rd. 37. Deputies say a 2015 Hyundai operated by William E. Schlueter was traveling north on County Rd. 37 when he executed a left turn, turning into the path of a 2016 Ford pickup truck. The pickup truck was being operated by Benjamin... more

Bloomfield crash on 5&20 sends one to Thompson hospital

On Saturday around 3:41 pm deputies responded to the area of State Route 5&20 near Wheeler Station Rd. in Bloomfield for the report of a two-car crash with possible injuries. Upon investigation deputies learned that Dillon T. Robinson, of Victor was operating a brown 2002 Buick Century and failed to yield the right of way while turning left onto Wheeler... more

Pair hospitalized after utility vehicle crashes in hotel parking lot heading to CMAC

On Wednesday at approximately 12:30 pm deputies responded to the Fingerlakes Inn for the report of a personal injury accident in Canandaigua. When deputies arrived they found a Kubota utility vehicle on it’s side. According to their report, the utility vehicle was traveling around the corner when the front end began to wobble and he tipped the machine over on... more

Three hurt in Auburn car crash

Authorities are investigating a two-car accident that happened in Auburn on Tuesday night. Around 8:15 p.m., first-responders arrived at the scene at the intersection of East Genesee and Owasco streets, according to the Auburn Fire Department. The department said three adults were transported by ambulance to Auburn Community Hospital for minor injuries while a child involved in the accident was... more

Multiple tractor-trailers involved in accident between Exits 41, 40 on Thruway

Emergency crews from northern Seneca County were called to mile marker 3157 on the New York State Thruway after a mid-morning accident involving at least two tractor-trailers slowed, and challenged traffic between Waterloo and Weedsport. Scanner traffic indicates that as many as three tractor-trailers were involved, but only one person was reported trapped. Junius and Magee Fire Departments, as well... more

Victor man charged with DWI

A Victor man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies say they received a complaint of a sick or intoxicated driver. Brian S. Kumpf, 48, was charged with DWI after he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. A caller said that Kumpf was all over the road. Appearance tickets were issued an the charges will... more

Route 5 north of Auburn will be temporarily closed for railroad crossing replacement

A stretch of Route 5 north of the city of Auburn will be temporarily closed later this week for a railroad replacement project, the state Department of Transportation and Finger Lakes Railway announced Monday. Route 5 from Chestnut Ridge Road to County House Road in the town of Sennett will be closed beginning 7 a.m. Friday, June 23 until 5... more

Waterloo woman sent to Strong after crash on Hecker Rd.

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that a 19-year-old Waterloo woman was transported to Geneva General Hospital, then Strong Memorial for treatment of injuries sustained during a serious accident on Hecker Rd. Deputies say that Mya Willower, 19, of Waterloo was operating a 2012 Hyundai Elantra on Hecker Rd., traveling east, when she lost control of the vehicle and exited... more

Family speaks out after fatal Sennett wreck

MOTHER SPEAKS OUT Family and friends are mourning the death of two victims after a car crash in Sennett, they are 29-year-old Terrel Jackson and a 2-year-old girl. Troopers said five were riding in a car when the driver tried to pass a cement truck over a double yellow line on Franklin Street Road.   The car was going over... more

Seneca Falls man leaves scene of crash, charged with DWI

On Wednesday at 5:55 pm police arrested a Seneca Falls man for aggravated driving while intoxicated, and for a number of other reasons after a personal injury motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Gravel Rd. and State Route 318. Police in Seneca Falls say that Adam P. Krux, 38, of Seneca Falls was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI, failure... more

Senate approves bill allowing toll-free commuting on Thruway in Syracuse area

The push to get rid of some Thruway tolls in Onondaga County has taken another step forward. Senator John DeFrancisco, a Republican, says the State Senate passed a bill that would allow drivers to obtain a permit to commute between Thruway exits 34A, which is the Interstate 481 interchange, and exit 39, at the 690 interchange, at no cost. The... more

Motorcycle accident sends two to the hospital in Bristol

On Sunday around 5:32 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to a motorcycle crash with injuries on State Route 21 in South Bristol. Investigation found that James E. Castle, 39, of Victor was backing from a parking space just south of Sawmill Restaurant in the Town of South Bristol, when James P. Kenney, 56, of Farmington was traveling north on... more

SMI employees take pledge to combat texting and driving

Food, cell phones, pets and kids arguing in the back seat are all everyday distractions we face while driving. If you’re like me, you pledge to cut down on the avoidable distractions, then find yourself sneaking a peak at your cell phone when a call comes in that seems too important to ignore. So, how can we stay steadfast? Our... more

Three sent to Strong Hospital after crash on SR 96

Deputies in Ontario County say a 46-year-old Geneva woman was ticketed after making a left hand turn on State Route 96 causing an accident in the Town of Phelps on Wednesday around 9:07 am. Dorlene M. French, 46, of Geneva, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for chest pain. The driver of the second vehicle, Susan L. Nemitz, 35, of... more

Shortsville woman sent to hospital after Gorham crash

Deputies say a Shortsville woman was injured in a crash on Kearney Rd. in Gorham on Saturday around 6:59 am. Jennifer Case, 39, of Shortsville was traveling south on Kearney Rd. in her 2002 Toyota when she swerved to the left to avoid a deer, which had entered the roadway. She left the east side of the road and entered... more

Phelps man charged with DWI after stop on 5&20

A 19-year-old Phelps man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Routes 5&20 in the area of Gauss Rd. Deputies say a truck operated by Nichalos M. Westfall, 19, of Phelps was observed swerving between the lane he was in and the center line. He was also said to be tailgating the vehicle in front... more

Clifton Springs man killed as motorcycle strikes deer, guardrail

A Clifton Springs man has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal motorcycle accident, which happened Thursday night in Mendon. The accident happened when Thomas Mincer, 28, of Clifton Springs hit a deer and then a guardrail around 8 pm on Boughton Hill Rd., near West Bloomfield Rd., in Mendon. Boughton Hill Rd. was closed for roughly two... more
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