PHELPS — An Arcadia man is in guarded condition following a crash between a dump truck and a tractor on Route 88 Friday afternoon.
The Ontario County sheriff’s office said Joseph Tyler, 41, was driving a tractor south on Route 88 about 2:20 p.m. when he attempted to turn east on Gardner Road. Deputies said a dump truck driven by Mark Johncox, 50, of Newark, tried to pass Tyler as he was attempting to turn left. Johncox hit the tractor, police said, and the impact ejected Tyler.
Mercy Flight airlifted Tyler to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, where he was listed in guarded condition Saturday morning.
Deputies said the accident is being investigated. There are no charges as yet.
The Phelps Fire Department, Phelps Ambulance and state police assisted at the scene.