Three helicopters called to Yates accident scene

At about 8:00 am on Thursday morning the Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Branchport Fire Department were at the scene of a two car motor vehicle accident in the area of 4539 Italy Hill Rd. between Armstrong Rd. and Parker Rd. Three ambulances from Penn Yan were called to the scene as well as two ambulances from Middlesex. There are at least six injured and two Mercy Flight helicopters have been called to land at the scene. Two of the victims were reported removed from the vehicle at 8:30. A third helicopter was requested to land at Marcus Whitman School in Rushville. More later here at FingerLakes1.com as information becomes available. Report by Wilson Simmons, Yates County Gazette.

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