Press Release - PIMVA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Seneca County Sheriffs Office reports that on the 26th of April 2016 around 4:19am, Sheriffs Deputies responded to the area of County Road 138 and Yarnell Rd for a report of a 1 car personal injury accident. Deputies arrived on scene and observed a 2003 Chevy Van on the south side of the ditch on County Road 138. The vehicle was operated by a Ivan Zimmerman age 64 from 1366 County House Rd Seneca Falls NY. The vehicle had 3 other occupants : Lydia A, Swarey age 60 of 2393 Leader Rd Seneca Falls NY , Leroy Swarey age 56 of 6905 Yarnell Rd Ovid NY,and Linda Swarey age 56 of 6905 Yarnell Rd Ovid NY . Zimmerman, Leroy Swarey and Lydia Swarey were transported to Cayuga Medical Center for minor injuries. The other occupant was uninjured. The investigation determined that Zimmerman was traveling South on Yarnell Rd when he failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Yarnell Rd and CR 138. Zimmerman was issued Utts for Speed not reasonable and prudent, failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to maintain designated lane. Sheriffs Deputies were assisted by South Seneca Ambulance, Trumansburg Ambulance, Ovid and Romulus Fire Department.