Phelps crash sends 2 to hospital

On Thursday the Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Oaks Corners Fire Department , Finger Lakes Ambulance, and Phelps Ambulance responded to a two car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 6 and Cross Road in the Town of Phelps.A 2004 Ford Taurus being driven by Bruce Lyon, age 54 of Seneca Falls, was West bound on Cross Road and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection. Lyon then proceeded through the intersection failing to yield the right of way to a 2011 Ford Escape traveling North on County Road 6 operated by Harvey Burk, age 74 of Canandaigua. The vehicles collided and came to a rest in the middle of the North bound lane. Both operators complained of chest pain. Lyon was transported to GGH by Phelps Ambulance and Burk was transported to Thompson Hospital.Lyon was issued a traffic ticket for failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign. Both were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

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