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Ontario woman killed in Walworth rollover accident

A fatal one-vehicle accident that happened in the Town of Walworth around 5:04 pm on Tuesday is under investigation, according to deputies. Cynthia L. Scheltz, 45, of Ontario was traveling north on Tiffany Road when her vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment and went airborne – before landing on its roof. Deputies say Scheltz was pronounced dead at the... more

Sennett votes to prohibit winter street parking

Sennett voted to prohibit parking on the town’s streets during winter months in a regular town meeting Tuesday night. The town board opened a public hearing for Local Law No. 1, regarding the seasonal parking prohibition, which lasted only a couple minutes. One question was raised from a resident who wondered whether or not signage would be put up throughout... more

Phelps teen airlifted with serious injuries after wreck at Rt. 14 intersection

A Phelps teen was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital, while three others were sent to Geneva General after a violent two-car accident on Monday. Deputies say 18-year-old Cody Silsby, of Phelps was traveling east on Cross Road and stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 14; but did not see an oncoming vehicle being operated by Ana... more

12 hospitalized with minor injuries after car hits 2 vehicles, thruway plaza sidewalk

Twelve people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries Monday after a car struck other vehicles on the thruway before stopping on a sidewalk at a service plaza in DeWitt. According to the East Syracuse Fire Department, firefighters were transported to the DeWitt Travel Plaza on Interstate 90’s eastbound direction around 3:01 p.m. Monday for a reported motor vehicle... more

Charter bus overturns along NYS Thruway, causes major delays on Monday

Lanes were re-opened on Monday afternoon following an accident, which involved a charter bus, according to first responders. Photos showed the bus completely overturned along the eastbound lanes of the New York State Thruway between Exits 44 and 45. Wreckers prepare to overturn a bus that went off @NYSThruway in the Eastbound lane right near #Ravenwood Golf Course Monday afternoon.... more

Drunk driver crashes through barn, destroys stored Mustang in Palmyra

State Police out of Lyons received a 911 call from a driver on Saturday at 3:26 a.m., stating he just plowed through a barn on Jeffrey Road in the Town of Palmyra. The driver, James Paro II, 25, of Palmyra told the 911 operator he also called an Uber Driver to come to the scene to give him a ride... more

Four hospitalized after Sodus crash on Rt. 104

Deputies say four people were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on Saturday around 11:59 pm in Sodus. Deputies responded to a two-car accident on State Route 104 near the intersection of Pratt Road in Sodus, and upon investigation determined that a vehicle operated by Deanna M. McGarr, 48, of Sodus attempted to make... more

Parents arrested after DWI crash in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reported the arrests on Thursday (7/12) at 10 p.m. of a Newark couple following an investigation into a motor vehicle collision on Parker Road in the Town of Arcadia. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Parker Road and Hyman Road where deputies discovered a 2003 Dodge Caravan driven by John R.... more

Newark man airlifted after motorcycle loses grip on gravel along Rt. 14

Deputies say a 27-year-old Newark man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps on Saturday. The accident happened around 7:13 pm when Gregory G. Wild, 27, of Newark was making a turn on Route 14 near the 7-11 gas station, and lost control of the bike on loose... more

Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being struck in Canandaigua

New details have emerged about an incident at the intersection of South Main and Niagara streets in the City of Canandaigua – after an unidentified woman was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Police say that woman was a pedestrian, and struck by a northbound passenger vehicle on Main Street. Investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling north... more

William Street closed in front of Auburn YMCA

A portion of William Street in front of the Auburn YMCA-WEIU is closed for water infrastructure repairs. The road is closed to traffic in both directions between Westlake Avenue and the YMCA’s driveway from Tuesday, July 10, through Thursday, July 12, Superintendent of Engineering Services Bill Lupien said. William Street’s southbound lane is closed from the intersection of Genesee Street... more

Niagara Falls woman charged with DWI, causing three-car accident in Hopewell

Deputies say a 30-year-old Niagara Falls woman was arrested on DWI charges following a three-car crash on State Route 5&20 in the area of County Road 10. Andrea J. Hurtgam is said to have caused the three-car accident by following the vehicle in front of her too closely – striking it – and causing that vehicle to hit another. The... more

Driver ticketed for failing to stop after three-car crash in Phelps

On Saturday around 9:41 am deputies responded to County Road 23 and Melvin Hill Road for the report of an accident with injuries. They say 45-year-old Kevin Chreptak, of Newark was operating a pickup truck, which was traveling eastbound on County Road 23 when 60-year-old Lydia Solla, of Geneva was stopped southbound on Melvin Hill Road, and pulled in front... more

Three hospitalized after accident involving tractor-trailer on State Route 5&20

Authorities say three people were injured and hospitalized after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles. While exact details of the incident remain unclear, multiple crews from Seneca and Ontario counties assisted through response or standby efforts. Hazmat crews were even called to the scene, but the contents of the truck were not officially released. The accident happened... more

Tractor-trailer overturns on Rt. 5 in Aurelius, causes temporary closure

State DOT officials say State Route 5&20 between Seneca Falls and Auburn was shut down for several hours on Wednesday. Around 3:55 am both directions of the roadway were shut down in the area of Cayuga Road due to an overturned tractor. It was reopened later in the morning. Cayuga County 911 reports that the call came in around 2:30... more

North Rose teen sent to Strong after vehicle collides with tree in Sodus

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Robinson Road in the Town of Sodus. The accident happened when a pickup truck being operated by 19-year-old Samuel J. Jones of State Route 14 in North Rose lost control of the vehicle, which was headed south on the roadway. The vehicle left the road... more

Crash under investigation on Rt. 31 in Wayne Co.

An investigation is underway into a crash that happened on Route 31 in Wayne County on Friday. The accident happened near Canalside Drive in Port Gibson, between Palmyra and Newark. Reports indicate that one person may have been airlifted from the scene, but no official confirmation has come down from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, or New York State Police.... more
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