by Ray Pauley
Public Information Officer
Grand Island Fire Co.
At 3:38 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Baseline Road near the intersection of Bedell Road.
Fire Chief Kevin Koch states that although this head-on collision caused considerable front end damage to a pickup truck and passenger van, the occupants claimed no injuries, during evaluation by GIFC medics. Islander Mary Westlake-Douds, age 36, and her 1-year-old son, who was safely secured in a child car seat, both escaped injury. The other driver, 34-year-old Jacob Kolb of Buffalo, also claimed no injuries.
All GIFC units returned into service at 4:03 p.m. when Baseline Road traffic was also restored.