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Route 20 closed by serious accident in Genesee County

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Route 20 in the Genesee County town of Bethany is closed due to an overnight accident. A car carrying six people failed to yield the right of way  at an intersection and was struck by a tractor trailer. Two Mercy Flight helicopters were called to the scene along with a numerous other emergency vehicles. r of Three passengers in the car suffered serious injuries. Two are reported to be in guarded condition, while a third is listed in serious condition. One other passenger remains hospitalized in stable condition.

The driver of the truck escaped injury as did one passenger in the car.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.