|The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports a one car personal injury automobile crash on Wolcott Spring Lake Road in the Town of Butler sending one female and one male to the hospital.
Erin A. Ward, age 25 of 7489 Lake Avenue in the Town of Williamson, was traveling northbound on Wolcott Spring Lake Road in Butler with her son, Leland H. Holmes IV, age 1 whom was a passenger. Ward went off of the roadway missing a guard rail to the east of the roadway. The vehicle continued striking a tree located on the east side of the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. Deputies responded and observed the vehicle overturned in a flooded roadside ditch partially submerged.
Ward and Holmes were immediately extricated from the vehicle and transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Ward and Holmes are currently being treated at Strong Memorial Hospital for non life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
Deputies determined that Ward had fallen asleep at the wheel and awoke only seconds before the crash. Upon the completion of an investigation both at the scene and at Strong Memorial Hospital, Ward was not cited.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by Lakeshore Ambulance, Wayne County ALS and Wolcott Fire.