Elderly driver in high-speed crash caught on video in Eastwood this week has died
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:28:24 GMT —
The driver involved in a high-speed crash in Eastwood earlier this week has died.
Syracuse Police say 90-year-old Earl Jenkins, of Liverpool, was admitted to Upstate Hospital for an ankle injury related to the crash on Tuesday and died while still at the hospital on Friday.
Police say the Onondaga County Medical Examinerâ??s Office will determine the cause of death. Police have not stated if the cause of death was related to the crash.
On Tuesday morning, police say Jenkins was driving a 2003 Dodge Stratus westbound on James Street when he hit a parked car. Jenkins then veered into the eastbound lane and struck an SUV that was headed eastbound.
An eyewitness estimated that Jenkins was traveling well over the speed limit.
The crash was caught on surveillance video, which can be viewed in the player above.
Jenkins was transported to the hospital with an ankle injury. No one else was injured in the crash.
The Syracuse Police Department Traffic Division is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.