Medina woman seriously injured in accident late last night

Posted 17 May 2016 at 12:00 am

Photo from NY State Police – This 2006 Chevrolet Impala was split in two after hitting a tree on Platten Road last night at about 11:30 p.m.

Press Release, NY State Police

YATES – Troopers are investigating a one-car accident which occurred just before midnight on Platten Road in the Town of Yates.

Melanie Cantabrana, 23, of Medina was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on Platten Road at a high rate of speed when she drove off the roadway and struck a large tree. The force of the impact split the vehicle in two ripping the motor and transmission from the vehicle.

Cantabrana was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC with multiple fractures and internal injuries. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the accident. This accident is still under investigation.