Town of Ellery, NY – Motorcycle Rider Had to be Airlifted Following Crash

Town of Ellery, NY (June 20, 2018) – In the town of Ellery, a motorcycle rider had to be airlifted following an extremely serious accident. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said that the motorcycle rider was trying to flee from the police. He then crashed and had to be airlifted. Police first attempted to pull over the 30-year-old driver around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. He took off onto Route 420 in Ellery and deputies were no longer able to locate him. Police then found debris in the road and noticed that it was the motorcycle rider who had crashed. The driver [...]

Livonia, NY – 59-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck Walking to Mailbox

Livonia, NY (June 20, 2018) – The County Sheriff’s Office continues to look into an accident when a 59-year-old pedestrian was struck in Livonia as she was walking out to her mailbox in her front yard. The accident happened around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. The 911 center received calls that a pedestrian was struck by a motorist on Richmond Mills Road. Fire, EMS, and deputies all responded to the scene to find that a utility van had struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian was identified as 59-year-old Judith Gillis. The vehicle drove through her yard, tearing it up and striking her [...]

Canadarago, NY – Boating Accident Leads to One Teen Drowning

Canadarago, NY (June 20, 2018) – A teen died in a boating accident that took place in Canadarago Lake. The incident took place on Monday night. It is believed that the 19-year-old from Richfield Springs died after storms caused his kayak to capsize. The teen was identified as Dustin Groat, who was kayaking with a friend around 7:30 p.m. in separate boats. They were traveling from a boat launch when a storm started to approach. The teenagers started paddling back from the island to the boat launch around 8:45 p.m. The other teen was unable to locate Groat. He knew that [...]

New York – Intersection Accident Leads to Injuries in Pedestrian

New York (June 20, 2018) – Pedestrian accidents happen every day in New York, some more serious than others. Some will lead to serious injuries that cause complications in the lives of many, while others will lose their lives in these accidents. On Monday around 12:46 p.m., one person was injured in an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. The accident took place at the intersection of North Barry and Main Streets. At the time of the incident, an 80-year-old driver was heading south from Main Street onto North Barry when she struck an unnamed pedestrian. Good spoke with police [...]

Vienna, NY – Vienna Crash Sends Two to Hospital, One to Jail

Vienna, NY (June 20, 2018) – One woman was arrested and two were sent to the hospital following a serious Vienna crash. The accident happened overnight, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened around 12:19 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies were called to the scene in the area of West Lake Street in Vienna. Occupants of the vehicle claimed that a male was driving the vehicle, a Nissan Sentra. The car ran a stop sign and crossed into State Route 49. It then went off the side of the roadway and struck a pole, garbage can, and some fencing. Two [...]

Schuyler, NY – Tractor-Trailer Gets Wedged Under Bridge, One Dead

Schuyler, NY (June 20, 2018) – A Sarasota man was killed and a woman was injured in a tractor-trailer accident when the truck was suddenly wedged under a bridge. The semi-truck accident led to a Sarasota man losing his life in a bizarre incident that took place in New York on Monday. At the time of the crash, 49-year-old Bruce Debraccio was driving his Volvo truck eastbound on the New York State Thruway. He was near mile marker 228 when the truck left the roadway and ran right into an overpass. The tractor-trailer was wedged under the Route 5 Bridge. By [...]

Shirley, NY – Five People Injured in Serious Shirley Crash

Shirley, NY (June 20, 2018) – Five people received serious injuries in a vehicle crash that took place yesterday in Shirley. Suffolk County Police were called to the accident around 7:10 p.m. in the evening to find that a vehicle had been involved in an accident and crashed in the woods. Seventh Precinct detectives were sent to investigate. Reports indicated that the driver and the passengers inside the vehicle were teenagers. It is possible that two of them were ejected from the vehicle. However, police were not able to completely confirm this. Reportedly, the driver was fifteen years old and lost [...]

Queens, NY – Tractor-Trailer Overturned on Long Island Expressway

Queens, NY (June 19, 2018) – A tractor-trailer overturned in an accident on the Long Island Expressway that happened Tuesday afternoon. The accident was so severe that it shut down a portion of the highway for several hours in both directions around the Exit 25 area. Four people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the FDNY, who were called to the scene. As of 12:30 p.m., all lanes of the LIE between Kissena Boulevard and Utopia Parkway were closed. By 2:30 p.m., however, all westbound lanes in that area had reopened, allowing traffic through. By 3:40 p.m., [...]

Syracuse, NY – Route 11 Motorcycle Crash Involving Vehicle Ends in Injuries

Syracause, NY (June 19, 2018) – A Route 11 motorcycle crash took place involving a motorcycle and vehicle that led to serious results. The accident took place in Syracuse. Route 11 was closed in both directions following the incident. The accident took place near the Northern Lights Christmas Tree shop. 911 dispatchers updated on the accident along the way. The accident initially took place around 7:15 p.m. and involved one motorcyclist and a vehicle, according to a dispatcher. However, by 9:30 p.m., it was reopened. Responders found one person on the ground with injuries. They were taken by an ambulance company to [...]

Nassau County, NY – Queens Man Ran Over Officer’s Foot

Nassau County, NY (June 19, 2018) – A Queens man was arrested in Nassau County by police after he ran over an officer’s foot. The accident took place Monday night during a traffic stop. Police were led on a short chase by the man before the incident. An officer saw a white Ford Econoline van fail to signal before making a lane change around 5:37 p.m. The officer pulled over the van. The driver was identified as 38-year-old Jeremiah Johnson, who fled the scene and ran over the officer’s foot while doing so. When Johnson sped away, he committed several vehicle [...]