Macedon man hospitalized after crash on Rt. 96

Deputies in Ontario County report that on Wednesday at approximately 5:42 pm officers, along with Finger Lakes Ambulance and Clifton Springs Fire Department responded to a two car personal injury crash on State Route 96 near County Road 7 in the Town of Manchester.

Deputies say Stephen Yoder, 67, of Albion was operating a van east on Route 96 and veered to miss a vehicle that was slowing in traffic. Yoder’s vehicle nearly went off the south shoulder of the roadway and then over-corrected the vehicle — striking a vehicle being operated by Ryan Darling, 26, of Macedon head on.Yoder was issued a citation for failure to keep right, and Darling was transported to Clifton Springs Hospital for treatment of head pain. All parties involved were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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