WINDY: Weather accidents abound in region

At approximately 2:40 p.m. a vehicle traveling west on Route 5 in the town of Dunkirk left the roadway and rolled over into the front yard of 3518 Route 5. East Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, New York State Police and Alstar EMS responded to the scene. The driver was transported by ambulance to Brooks Memorial Hospital with reported injuries. Although the exact cause of the accident is under investigation, fire department personnel suspected the high winds may have been a factor.