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Ellery man and horse he was towing saved after one-car crash

MAYVILLE – A 62-year-old Town of Ellery man and his passenger escaped injury and the horse they were hauling in a horse trailer suffered only minor injuries when they drove off the road heading northbound Monday on Dutch Hollow Road in Ellery minutes after Midnight, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.

Thomas A. Hockram lost control of his vehicle when it went off the road. With the assistance of local veterinarians, firefighters from the Fluvanna and Bemus Point fire departments and the Chautauqua County technical rescue unit safely got the horse out of the trailer and treated the animal at the scene for minor injuries.