Waterport woman injured in Kendall accident

Posted 15 August 2014 at 12:00 am

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess

KENDALL – A Waterport woman is hospitalized after crashing her car this morning in the Town of Kendall.

The incident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. in the 15500 block of Roosevelt Highway (State Route 18). Norma J. Webster, 80, was operating a 2004 Buick sedan traveling east on Rt. 18 when she failed to negotiate a curve just east of Transit Road.

The car ran off the south side of the roadway and struck a tree. Webster, the sole occupant, was trapped in the wreckage for approximately 45 minutes before being extricated by Kendall firefighters. She was then flown to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester by Mercy Flight helicopter.

The incident was investigated by Deputy A.L. Jenks, assisted by Deputy J.J. Cole.