Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on May 27, 2020
Two local teenagers are critically injured when the car in which they were riding pulled into the path of a tractor trailer truck.
The crash occurred along Route 5 in front of an ice cream stand in the Town of Batavia.
The driver of the car, 18 year old Daniel Sonnenfeld of Pembroke suffered what were described as serious injuries. A passenger, 18 year old Gabriel Johnston also of Pembroke was taken to the hospital by Mercy Flight.
Both are listed in critical but stable condition at Erie County Medical Center.
A third passenger in the car suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The driver of the big rig was not hurt.
Deputies said the car was pulling out of a parking lot into the path of the eastbound tractor trailer striking the car on the driver’s side.
The latest coronavirus numbers for Genesee and Orleans County:
One new positive case reported in Genesee County an individual in their 50s from Batavia. There were five new positive cases in Orleans County.
There were also two deaths reported, both from the Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center in Medina
The Finger Lakes region is ready to enter phase 2 of New York States reopening plan this Friday.
The 2nd phase of reopening would include professional services including barber and hair salons. In-store retail shopping, administrative support, and real estate. The region has not seen any large jumps in coronavirus cases since phase 1 started on Friday May 15th.
So how hot was it?
Unofficially, Batavia broke a record yesterday.
Weather Underground, a network of private weather observers, says the high temperature in Batavia reached 92 degrees yesterday.
The previous record was 88.