Horseheads Man Charged After Yates County Crash

On Tuesday at 8:54 PM, Yates County Deputies responded with Penn Yan Fire, Penn Yan Ambulance, Office of Emergency Service, Yates County Ambulance and Dundee Ambulance to the report of a two-car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Bath Rd and Second Milo Rd in the Town of Milo.

Upon arrival it was discovered that multiple passengers had varying injuries, six of passengers were minors.

According to police, the investigation into the crash showed a vehicle driven by 53 year old Mark J. Cronin of Horsheads was traveling eastbound on Second Milo Rd when he failed to stop for a stop sign. Cronin’s vehicle struck a vehicle driven by 23 year old Zachary Bailey of Dundee, which caused Bailey’s vehicle to roll over before coming to rest.

Further investigation revealed that alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. Cronin was taken into custody and charged with Failure To Stop at A Stop Sign, DWI, and 1st Degree Vehicular Assault.

All eight occupants of Bailey’s vehicle were transported to hospitals by multiple ambulances and helicopters to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

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