A woman from Rome is facing 2nd degree faces vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges after allegedly triggering a three-car accident that resulted to the death of Roxan E. Meier age 55, resident of Dundee, and injuring four others.
NY State Police in Dundee are probing the accident that occurred at around 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon along Rte. 14 in the vicinity of Randall Crossing Rd. in Milo town. Prelim investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Sabrina T. Livermore, age 26, resident of Rome was running west along Randall Crossing Rd. when she was unable to to negotiate a curve in the road.
Livermore’s vehicle didn’t stop but continued running west right across a grassy spot and finally hitting the railroad tracks along Randall Crossing entering State Rte. 14. In this area, it slammed a vehicle that was traveling north on State Rte. 14. The operator was identified as Cleo C. Pollack, age 63, resident of Dundee. Livermore’s vehicle, on the way, also hit another vehicle that was traveling southward on State Rte 14 being driven by Joseph Morin, age 37, resident of Montour Falls.
Pollack sustained serious injuries and was delivered to the Rochester Memorial Hospital of Strong, where she is considered in precarious condition as of Friday morning.
Morin was brought to the PennYan’s Soldiers & Sailors Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and will soon be released.
A passenger in Livermore’s vehicle, identified as Desiree Butka, age 24, resident of Rome, sustained injuries and was brought to Strong Memorial Hospital, where her injuries were still being evaluated as of Friday morning.
A passenger in Livermore’s vehicle, identified as Diana R. Juliano, age 21, resident of Rome was transported to Hospital of Robert Packer in Sayre, Pa. A family member reported that as of Friday, she is in stable condition with a fractured femur.
Another passenger of was identified as Travis R. Schewegel, age 24, resident of Rome and was delivered to the General Hospital of Geneva where he was trated for mild injuries and later released.
Responsible for the investigation are: Yates County District Attorney Valerie Gardner and the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.
Responding immediately to the scene was the State Police assisted by the County Sheriff Office in Yates: Fire Departments of Himrod, Dresden, Dundee & Penn Yan Fire Departments; ambulances of Penn Yan, Schuyler, & Dundee and LifeNet Medical Helicopter.
Due to the crash, traffic was re-routed for several hours as emergency workers and investigators were working the scene until about 10:00 o’clock in the evening.
Livermore will be arraigned in the County Court of Yates she will complete after treatment for minor injuries. Her bail is recommended at about $10,000 cash or $20,000 bail bond.
Accident victims have rights. If you were injured in an accident, contact car accident lawyer now for free consultation. He will protect the rights of you and your loved ones. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.
Source: Chronicle Express Com