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Fairport woman critically injured after two-car crash in Canandaigua

Deputies say a Fairport woman is in critical condition after an accident in the town of Canandaigua on Sunday.

According to a news release, deputies responded to the area of Emerson and Sand Hill roads in Canandaigua for a personal injury crash.

A vehicle operated by Sylvia Ward, 65, of Fairport was traveling south on Sand Hill Road when she failed to yield the right of way at the intersection with Emerson Road.


She collided with Albert Urban, 59, of Victor, who was traveling west on Emerson Road.

Ward and her passenger were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. The crash, which happened around 1 p.m. on Sunday, left Ward in critical condition, deputies said.

Her passenger suffered minor injuries. The intersection was closed for approximately two hours while the accident investigation was completed.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene.