Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 10, 2018
The driver of a pick-up truck was seriously injured this afternoon when he became pinned under the wreckage of his vehicle.
The as yet unidentified man was flown via Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. His condition is unknown.
The accident happened just after 1 this afternoon on R. Steven Hawley Drive near the Batavia-Stafford Townline Road.
It appeared the pick-up was northbound as it crested the top of a hill near the GCC campus. The vehicle flipped over, ejecting the driver and came to rest in a field with the pick-up landing on top of the driver.
State Police are investigating.
Governor Andrew Cuomo criticizes President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Brett Kavanaugh has not commented on Roe versus Wade but Cuomo thinks if confirmed, Kavanaugh will ltry and overturn it.
The Governor’s comments come one day after he signed an executive order that protects a woman’s right to choose and to get contraceptive care that he says no federal agency can deny.
A couple of bear sightings in Genesee County.
A black bear was seen near Putnam and Francis Roads in Bethany yesterday afternoon and on Saturday a black bear was spotted off of Day Road in Alexander.
Officials say never approach, surround, or corner a bear and do not run from one. It’s best to just make a loud noise and hope the animal runs away.
Former Senate majority leader Dean Skelos continues to defend himself at his corruption retrial. During his second day of testimony, Skelos denied accounts he pressured anyone to give his son a job. He admitted that he asked business people to help his son but claims he never used his power or influence to pressure them to give him high paying no-show jobs.