One airlifted after Sevior Road crash in Aurelius

First responders say one person was airlifted, while another was transported by ground to area hospitals following a crash on Sevior Road in Cayuga County. Aurelius, Union Springs, and Auburn fire departments responded to Sevior Road and Route 326 for a car that had crashed into a utility pole. Aurelius firefighters transport one of two victims to an awaiting ambulance... more

Driver ticketed after ‘freak accident’ claims Waterloo woman’s life

Investigators say they have found the truck involved in the fatal freak accident, which left a Waterloo woman dead after a rock was thrown from a vehicle that had recently left the Ontario County Landfill. The accident took place on August 4th, but it took investigators eight days to locate the commercial truck. Deputies say Manuel J. Vallejo, 27, of... more

Woman killed after being hit by vehicle near Sodus Bay

First responders say a woman was killed in Sodus on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle. The investigation remains active. Raymond Terry, of Wolcott was driving on Ridge Road before State Route 104 when his vehicle struck the victim, who was identified as a 94-year-old resident. She was on her way to the mailbox, according to first responders. The... more

Car bursts into flames on Thruway near Exit 41

Firefighters in Seneca County were called to a car fire in the Magee Fire District over the weekend, according to reports on social media. The call came in from State Route 318 around Pineview Circle, which is an apartment complex in Tyre. The vehicle was located on the New York State Thruway, near Exit 41. Photos from the scene showed... more

Whitesboro woman hospitalized after accident on SR 5 in Ontario County

Deputies say one person was transported to Geneva General Hospital following a crash along State Route 5&20 at the Whitney Road intersection. It happened on Sunday around 11:23 am in the Town of Seneca when Brianna Ryan, 30, of Whitesboro was stopped on Route 5 facing east, waiting to make a left turn onto Whitney Road – when another vehicle,... more

Springport roadway reopened after power lines fall overnight

First responders say that a portion of Route 326 in Springport was shut down this morning following the report of downed power lines. Route 326 was closed in both directions between Cross and Powers roads around 4 am. The closure was reportedly expected to last two hours. However, the roadway wasn’t reopened until 9:50 am. This story will be updated... more

Prattsburgh man ticketed after accident in Phelps

Deputies say that on Thursday around 5:30 pm they were called to a two-car accident at the intersection of County Road 23 and Lester Road in Phelps. They say 33-year-old Aaron Sprague, of Prattsburgh was traveling north on Lester Road when he failed to stop and yield the right of way to a vehicle being operated by Caitlin Clinton, 30,... more

UPDATE: Thruway reopens after accident involving tractor-trailers in Cayuga Co.

Westbound traffic was snarled on the New York State Thruway near Port Byron following an accident involving two tractor-trailers around 1 am. State Police were on-scene investigating the incident during the early-morning hours, but the only westbound lanes were being impacted. Two people were taken to Upstate University Hospital, according to dispatchers, but additional information was not available about their... more

Motorcyclist seriously injured, airlifted from scene of Naples wreck

Deputies say a 25-year-old Farmington man was seriously injured after his motorcycle crashed near Parrish Road on State Route 245. Around 6:10 pm on Tuesday Grant D. Mullen, 25, was traveling northeast on State Route 245 when the motorcycle left the roadway on the west shoulder and overturned several times. Mullen suffered severe leg injuries as result of the wreck,... more

Tractor-trailer gets stuck beneath wires in Canandaigua (photos & video)

Traffic was temporarily stalled on North Street in Canandaigua on Monday, as crews dealt with a large truck that had gotten stuck beneath some wires. The wires were not electrical, according to those on-scene, who noted that they were communication wires. Traffic was returned to normal within a short time; and crews were on-scene dealing with the impacted services. Check... more

Deputies continue search for truck involved in fatal accident in Ontario County

Deputies held a press conference on Sunday following a fatal accident on State Route 5&20 in the Town of Seneca on Saturday. As of Tuesday morning, no new information had been released as the investigation into that incident continues. A Waterloo woman, identified as Barbara Amidon, died from injuries she sustained in an accident – where a rock flew through... more

Geneva man charged with DWI after taking out utility pole on White Springs Rd.

On Sunday around 3:31 pm deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on White Springs Road in the Town of Geneva. Deputies say James Patrick Moschiano, 44, of Geneva was driving and struck a utility pole just north of Barracks Road. Following an investigation he was charged with DWI, and issued appropriate traffic tickets for failing to keep right, and... more

Farmington woman ticketed after car slams into utility pole; sent to local hospital with minor injuries

Deputies say they responded to a single-car accident with injuries on Brownsville Road in Farmington over the weekend. The accident was reported on Friday around 11 pm, when Brittani Johnson was traveling west on Brownsville Road – when she failed to negotiate a curve properly – resulting in the vehicle striking a utility pole. Johnson, a 28-year-old Farmington resident, was... more

Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)

On Friday at 10:22 am the Oaks Corners Fire Department and Phelps Ambulance were dispatched to New York State Thruway Exit 42 for a reported tanker truck rollover with injuries. Initial reports indicated that a fuel tanker had rolled over and was smoking. Assistant Chief Zachery Rey arrived on-scene within minutes and reported a working truck fire in a body... more

Bicyclist seriously injured after being hit by driver in Canandaigua

On Wednesday at about 2:50 pm the Canandaigua City Police Department responded to the report of a bicyclist struck by a motor vehicle on South Main Street, in the area of the Byrne Dairy. Upon investigation, it was determined that a vehicle traveling southbound, in the passing lane, had stopped at the marked crosswalk in order to yield the right... more

Auburn extends contract with state to maintain Arterial

The city of Auburn and the state Department of Transportation extended a nearly 60-year agreement that authorizes the state to pay the city to maintain the Arterial. The contract, which was unanimously approved Thursday by the Auburn City Council, begins retroactively on Jan. 1, 2017 and runs through Dec. 31, 2049. Over that time, the state will pay the city... more

Police: Rochester driver left scene of DWI crash in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Rochester woman following a DWI accident on July 30th. Kristen A. Pflanz, 43, was charged with unsafe lane change, leaving the scene of an accident, and DWI. Pflanz is accused of striking another vehicle and leaving the scene of that accident. She was discovered by police driving on Eastern Boulevard... more
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