Serious Accident Shuts Down Route 20 in Eden

8:59 AM, Oct 3, 2012   |    comments
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EDEN, NY-- A serious accident shut down a portion of Route 20 in the Town of Eden.

The accident happened on just after 1 p.m. on Route 20 and Shadagee Road.

Eden Police investigators say the driver of a semi-truck, 60-year-old James Kipfer of Cowlesville, was traveling west on Route 20 when he failed to stop at the traffic light, hitting a car.

The male driver of the car, 20-year-old Brett Farrell of Derby, was taken to ECMC by Mercy Flight.  He's in critical condition.

The driver of the semi-truck was not hurt.   Police say Kipfer will be charged with failing to stop at a traffic light and failure to yield.

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