40-Foot Fall Seriously Injures Hiker in Springwater

SPRINGWATER – A young man sustained serious injuries from a 40-foot fall from a hiking trail near Rte. 15A Thursday evening. According to first responders on scene, a 22-year-old from Wayland and several others were hiking and taking pictures along two waterfalls when he slipped on loose shale and fell about 40 feet, breaking his shoulder or upper arm and suffering lacerations. The emergency call came in at about 6:50 p.m. "The group he was … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Springwater Man for Critically Injuring Baby

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater man on Wednesday for allegedly attacking and critically injuring a baby. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degreeand also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies. Investigators allege that Sackett broke multiple ribs and fractured the skull of a 22-month-old. … [Read more...]

Truck Hits Avon Boy Trying to Save Dog

AVON – A large truck hit an Avon boy who ran into traffic to save a pet dog on South Avon Road on Saturday. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the 12-year-old suffered a serious leg injury and the dog was fatally injured. The boy was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. The Sheriff's Office is still investigating the incident. No charges have been filed. … [Read more...]

3-Car Accident Injures Multiple People in Livonia

LIVONIA – An accident injured multiple people at the intersection of Richmond Mills Road and Plank Road early Friday evening. According to first reponders on scene, the Subaru was headed west on Richmond Mills Road and tried to cross Plank Road when it collided with a Chevy Cobalt headed south on Plank Road trying to cross Richmond Mills. The two then slid into a Jeep which was waiting to cross Plank from the eastbound lane of Richmond … [Read more...]

390 Groveland Rollover Seriously Injures Driver

GROVELAND – A Henrietta man was seriously injured after his vehicle ran off of I-390 and struck the end of a guide rail. According to a press release from New York State Police, David Hughes, 22, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. On Aug. 8 at approximately 7:06 p.m., the State Police in Geneseo responded to a one-vehicle serious injury accident that occurred on 390 northbound in the Town of Groveland, … [Read more...]

Car Strikes Tree, Injures 2 in Avon

AVON – Two people were sent to the hospital after their vehicle struck a tree on Saturday. According to the East Avon Fire Department, the vehicle left the road and struck the tree at about 5:18 p.m. Firefighters extricated one person. Two were transported to the hospital. Firefighters with the Avon and East Avon Fire Departments arrived on scene alongside Avon EMS, Honeoye Falls Mendon ALS, Livingston County Sheriff's Office and Avon … [Read more...]

Woman, 59, Falls into Letchworth Gorge

CASTILE – A woman was airlifted to an Erie County hospital Thursday afternoon after falling into the Genesee River gorge at Letchworth State Park. According to our news partner, News10NBC, New York State Park Police say the 59-year-old fell from a stone wall into the gorge near Lower Falls. First responders rescued her from the gorge and airlifted her to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. First responders said that she was awake and … [Read more...]

Risky Left Turn Injures Baby in Geneseo

UPDATE: Baby Home Safe After Geneseo Accident. GENESEO – An infant was among the injured in an accident Friday evening at Geneseo's southernmost intersection of Rte. 20A and Rte. 63 (Dewey Hill) Friday evening. According to first responders on scene, the driver of a sedan was northbound on Rte. 63 when she tried to make a left turn onto 20A headed west. The oncoming SUV, containing three occupants including the infant, struck her in a … [Read more...]

Firefighter Bruised in Lima Blaze Did Not ‘Fall Through the Floor’

LIMA – The Honeoye Falls firefighter who suffered a minor injury at a fire scene early Friday morning did not 'fall from the second floor to the first floor,' as was reported by other media, but merely had his foot break through a weak spot in the floor. According to first responders, the firefighter walked out of the residence and sought assistance from EMS. He sustained some bruising but so serious injury. Livingston County Deputy … [Read more...]

Lima Garage Fire Injures Firefighter

LIMA – A firefighter was injured at the scene of a garage fire in Lima Friday night that is believed to have started when hot ashes were placed in a container in the garage. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, one member of the East Fire Department was treated for injuries at the scene and later transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for further treatment of second degree burns. One of the occupants … [Read more...]