posted on October 27, 2010 11:05
Authorities continue to investigate an accident on Route 19 in Bergen earlier today.
A car and a fuel tanker collided around 5:30 this morning.
The driver of each vehicle was taken to the hospital.
Their conditions are unknown at this hour.
Genesee County Emergency Management said the Hazardous Materials team was alerted to the accident but was not needed at the scene.
A destructive Midwest storm caused minimal damage by the time it made it to Western New York.
The line of thunderstorms that prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Genesee County began to break apart just as the line reached the western edge of our county.
The storms reported were all short lived and brought some strong winds and heavy rain to Erie and Niagara Counties, and along the Southern Tier. No injuries were reported.
Batavia Police have arrested a city man for allegedly breaking into a Harvester Ave. business and stealing two checks and a credit card.
30-year-old Michael Piasta has been arrested for Burglary in the third degree and two counts of Possession of a forged instrument.
Police say Piasta broke into Batavia Enclosures at 56 Harvester early Friday morning. He later tried to cash the two checks and make purchases with the stolen credit card.
He is now locked up in the Genesee County Jail without bail.
Buffalo Sabres managing partner Larry Quinn is recovering after having heart surgery. The team says he underwent the procedure Monday at the Cleveland Clinic to repair an aortic aneurysm. He is expected to remain hospitalized for the the next seven to ten days.