3 injured in car accident in Kendall this morning

Posted 23 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess

KENDALL – Three people were transported to the hospital this morning following a two-vehicle crash in the town of Kendall.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. in the 16800 block of Roosevelt Highway (State Route 18).

William A. Ireland, 85, of Kendall was operating a 2001 Ford Ranger Pick-Up truck eastbound on Route 18. He attempted to make a left turn into Crosby’s Mini-Mart and crossed into the path of a westbound 2005 Ford F-150 Pick-Up truck operated by Thomas Johnson, 50, of Waterport.

Ireland’s daughter, Denise M. Norton, 53, of Kendall was a passenger in her father’s vehicle. She was trapped for about 30 minutes before being extricated by Kendall firefighters. Both she and her father were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Thomas Johnson, who was the sole occupant of his vehicle, was transported to Unity Park-Ridge Hospital in Greece.

The incident was investigated by Deputy T.C. Marano.