Odd Crash with SUV Flipped Fiat in Geneseo

GENESEO – Investigating Geneseo Police Officers determined that a weird twist resulting from a collision with an SUV knocked a Fiat onto its roof late Friday afternoon. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the actual collision at about 4:50 p.m. was minor. "The Fiat was westbound on 20A and the SUV pulled out of Ryan Drive and clipped the Fiat," said Osganian. "The Fiat spun out of control, hit the curb, and flipped over." No … [Read more...]

Puzzling Crash Rolls Car in Geneseo

GENESEO – Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an accident that rolled one vehicle in the area of Ryan Drive near Tim Hortons Friday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Ryan Drive and Lakeville Road (20A) at about 4:50 p.m. The drivers of each vehicle are being checked for injuries. Injuries are believed to be minor. An air ambulance was called to the scene, but … [Read more...]

That Was Fast! Car Hits New Bear Fountain

GENESEO — A car struck the restored bear fountain exactly one week after it was re-installed. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. The new granite basin was scratched and scuffed but did not crack. "I was turning left off the side street and I just didn't see it," said the driver of the vehicle, who asked not to be named. "I knew it was there but for some reason just didn't see it." The impact could be heard blocks away. No first … [Read more...]

‘It Sounded Like a Bomb:’ Van Crashes Through Geneseo Hallmark Store

GENESEO – A minivan crashed through the front window of Noreen's Hallmark Store at Pondside Plaza Thursday morning. Christine Valentino says she was sitting at the store's desk in plain view of that window when she heard the crash and saw the van drive 20 feet into the building, which happened at almost exactly 10 a.m. "It sounded like a bomb," said Valentino, daughter of the owner, Noreen. "I saw the vehicle coming in and fixtures flying … [Read more...]

Felony Charges for Driver in Double Crash on Conesus Lake

GENESEO – The Dansville driver who struck two parked vehicles on the shore of Conesus Lake Friday night is charged with multiple felonies. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shawn Schledorn, 41, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, and multiple traffic tickets. Schledorn was southbound on West Lake Road when he strayed too far to the right shoulder and … [Read more...]

Driver Hits 2 Vehicles by Conesus Lake

GENESEO – A driver ran off West Lake Road and struck two parked vehicles Friday evening. According to first responders on scene, the driver was southbound on West Lake Road when he strayed too far to the right shoulder and struck a white vehicle, then swerved across the road and struck a black pickup. The driver is not thought to be seriously injured. Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs could be seen interviewing the driver, a male, at the … [Read more...]

1 Goes to Hospital from York Bus Accident

YORK – An ambulance took one person from school bus accident Monday at the intersection of Linwood Road and Limerick Road. According to a Facebook post by the York Fire Department, an emergency call for a two-vehicle collision, found to involve a bus and minivan, went out at 7 a.m. Monday, reporting that the driver of the van was trapped. "Extraction was initiated; driver of the van was transported by York Ambulance to be checked further at … [Read more...]

Crash Wrecks Tractor and Car Hauler in York

YORK – An collision involving a tractor and a car hauler closed Rte. 63 for a few hours Monday night. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, multiple cars were involved in a collision on 63 between the Wyoming County Line and Federal Road. "There is a lot of debris in the roadway as well as a diesel fuel spill," said the Sheriff's Office's social media advisory at 9:24 p.m. "The road has been closed between the light in … [Read more...]

Dansville Crash Could be Due to Sleepy Driver

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DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a car accident from earlier this morning where a car ran off the road and knocked down a utility pole. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that the preliminary investigation suggests that the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The driver was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. Rte. 36 (Hornell Road) is still closed at Sandy Hill Road as crews replace the … [Read more...]

Cops Find No Deer Involved in Leicester Tree Crash

LEICESTER – Despite a driver's insisting that hitting a deer led to his harmless crash with a tree on Tuesday, investigating New York State Troopers found no evidence that he had actually struck a deer. The investigating Trooper said that the driver was southbound on River Road a little too fast when he ran off the road and struck the tree just north of Jones Bridge Road at about 2:10 p.m. The driver was uninjured but insisted, sometimes … [Read more...]