Plow Struck Garbage Truck in Avon

AVON – A snowplow and garbage truck collided on Rtes. 5 and 20 Wednesday morning. According to the East Avon Fire Department, the vehicles collided at 10:10 a.m. "A fuel tank on the garbage truck was struck causing a fuel spill," posted the East Avon Fire Department to Facebook. The East Avon Fire Department along with mutual aid from Lima. One lane of the road between Oak Openings and the NYSDEC Region 8 office was closed until the … [Read more...]

Driver of Garbage Truck in Accident Identified and in Critical Condition

WEST SPARTA – The driver of the garbage truck that investigators say lost control while coming down Stoner Hill Road and fell into a small creek after crossing Rte. 63 (Dansville Mount Morris Road) has been identified and is currently in critical condition. Driver Barry K. Albert, 63, of Dansville, was flown from the scene in a Life Net helicopter after the accident, which happened at about 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday. On May 5th at about 4:05 … [Read more...]

Driver of Garbage Truck Flown from Scene by Life Net Helicopter

WEST SPARTA – After a dump truck crashed through a guardrail on the side of Rte. 36 and fell into a creek, tearing the back of the truck from the front, the driver had to be driven up the side of the ditch in a ATV from Dansville Ambulance and taken from the scene in a Life Net helicopter. The dump truck, from Morgan's Waste based in Dansville, was carrying a load of garbage which spilled into the creek and made a call to the Department of … [Read more...]