Clifton Springs woman killed in Saturday wreck

State Police say a Clifton Springs woman was killed after a crash in Hopewell. According to police, Margaret Richardson, age 89, from Clifton Springs, failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle. The location of the crash, where first responders remained cleaning up for some time after, was the intersection of Freshour Road and Route... more

Crash closes portion of South Street Road in Fleming, four cars involved

A portion of South Street Road in Fleming was closed Tuesday following a four-car crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around at 11:54 a.m. in the vicinity of 5700 South Street Road in Fleming, outside the Sunoco gas station, according to Cayuga County 911. Police closed the street from Willowbrook Road to Sand Beach... more

Sheriff: Waterloo supervisor ticketed after leaving scene of crash

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says deputies were called to a one-car crash on December 22nd, where a driver fled the scene into a nearby wooded area. Deputies say the accident happened in the area of River Road and State Route 96A — when a vehicle operated by Don S. Trout, 33, of Waterloo exited the roadway and struck a... more

Brutal wind chills, lake effect snow persist throughout the Finger Lakes tonight

Walking outside this morning might have felt like a shock for some, as the Finger Lakes experienced temperatures that haven’t been seen in recent memory. Forecasters say the temperatures will continue falling through Thursday, which will mean that staying warm, bundled up, and keeping children and pets safe is a priority. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories... more

Sheriff: Tyrone man jumped from moving vehicle, died on Rt. 14A in Reading

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 47-year-old Tyrone resident died after allegedly jumping from a moving vehicle. Deputies say that they received a call stating that a male subject had jumped from a vehicle on State Route 14A in the Town of Reading. The entire incident unfolded on Tuesday around 2:46 pm. A preliminary investigation revealed that Erik... more

Driver charged with DWI, criminal mischief after crashing through Arcadia gazebo

Deputies in Wayne County say a 34-year-old woman was charged with driving while intoxicated, in addition to a number of other traffic violations after she crashed into a Lyons gazebo in September. Deputies say they were called to Tellier and Stebbins roads for the report of a car off the road. The incident took place on September 2nd, and deputies... more

Crews respond to rollover accident in Aurelius on Friday

Multiple departments were called to a rollover accident in the area of Beach Tree Road and Clark Street Road on Friday morning. While it’s unclear if weather conditions played a role, slippery roads were being reported throughout the Finger Lakes. Aurelius Rescue and Throop Ambulance responded to the scene, according to first responders. Aurelius Car 3, Engine 2 and AMR... more

Rollover reported on NYS Thruway between exits 44, 45

First responders say that Manchester Fire Department, Shortsville Ambulance and Finger Lakes ALS was called to a rollover accident between exits 44 and 45 on the New York State Thruway. The call came in around 10:20 am, and photos from the scene show a large truck on its side. Rollover 490 West Bound between the 2 Victor exits. Traffic is... more

WHITE SATURDAY: Heavy, wet snow blankets the Finger Lakes

Heavy wet snow began falling across most of the central and northern Finger Lakes region mid-afternoon on Saturday making travel conditions treacherous on the day before Christmas Eve. Get the latest on Saturday’s weather event below or at the FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center. Be safe out there and enjoy your holiday weekend that is, more and more, starting to look... more

Two-car crash in Aurelius marks busy, snowy afternoon in Cayuga County

First responders say that it’s been an active day in the region, as heavy wet snow has blanketed roadways — making travel tricky. Several reports have come in to the FL1 Newsroom of cars off local roadways, and minor accidents. In Cayuga County, Aurelius and Cayuga fire departments responded to the scene of a two-car crash on Clark Street Road.... more

Slippery conditions leads to one-car crash in Moravia

Crews responded to a one-car accident in Moravia on Saturday around 4:30 pm. First responders were busy throughout the day, as crews scrambled to contend with multiple minor accidents due to worsening weather conditions. A burst of snowfall during the afternoon caused roads to quickly change from wet-to-slick. Long Hill Rescue and Fourtown Ambulance were called to the Moravia accident,... more

Tractor-trailer carrying trash overturns along Rt. 414 in Seneca Falls

A tractor-trailer carrying garbage crashed on State Route 414 during the morning hours on Tuesday, according to first responders. The accident was reported as a rollover, and came in around 6:30 am. While additional details about the accident were not clear, crews spent hours cleaning up the site. As of 2 pm there was still traffic around the scene of... more

Helming legislation requires field testing at all serious, fatal crashes

Supporters of the legislation say it would provide greater enforcement of DWI and DWAI laws that are already on the books. Senator Pam Helming announced legislation that she sponsored to provide mandatory alcohol and drug testing in the event of a serious car accident was signed into law. “Individuals need to be held accountable for their choices, especially when it... more
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