The accident occurred when a motorcycle speeding north collided with a car at the intersection of Route 12 and Kerwin Road in Boonville. The department’s criminal investigation office is asking that any witnesses to the crash call 765-2226.
Beer pleaded guilty in July to the top count of aggravated vehicular homicide. A month earlier, a jury had deadlocked on the charge, but Beer decided to plead guilty to spare the families of his friends who died the ordeal of a second trial, his attorney said. Beer also pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of marijuana.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 47-year-old man this morning on Borden Road in Cheektowaga. A car driven by the 18-year-old man struck the 47-year-old man from Cheektowaga at 7 a.m. as the victim was walking northbound along Borden Road in the fog line area. Police charged the suspect with leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury. The 18-year-old drove away from the crash, but he was pulled over about a mile away after an off-duty officer who was driving home witnessed the accident.
A woman and her four passengers, including three children, were returning home from a family gathering when their car crashed into a tree and burst into flames. Everyone in the vehicle was killed. Their relationship to one another wasn't immediately clear.
The car went off the highway, down an embankment and struck a tree. Fiske was killed in the crash, and Colleen Seidel, 45, of Clifton Park, was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to troopers who are investigating what caused the fatal accident.
Town of Tonawanda Police say 37-year-old Jamie LaChance was killed in a rollover accident that shut down a portion of the I-290 East for about three hours Tuesday.
Police say LaChance was driving near the Elmwood exit around 3 PM when he lost control of his car, crossing all lanes of traffic. They say his car went into the median and likely rolled several times before coming to a stop.
LaChance was thrown from his car and died at the scene.
A 33-year-old Lockport man remains in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center with head and back injuries suffered when his motorcycle collided with a car Monday morning on Campbell Boulevard at the intersection of Beach Ridge Road in Pendleton.
The motorcyclist was identified today as Nicholas Batt, according to Victor Morales, public information officer for the state police.
A deadly car-on-motorcycle crash in New York State on Sunday involved a pair of drivers from Pennsylvania.
According to the Associated Press, the crash happened in Apalachin, New York, located about 12 miles west of Binghamton, when the car appeared to make a left turn in front of the oncoming motorcycle, police said.
The motorcycle rider, identified as Auburn Lyons, 43, of South Gibson, Pa., crashed into the turning car and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to AP.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Donald Ulmer, 71, of Little Meadows, Pa.