Serious car crash causes injuries in DeWitt
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 20:44:19 GMT —
DeWitt Police say a driver on drugs is to blame for an accident in Syracuse on Monday afternoon.
It happened around 4pm along East Colvin Street near Nottingham Road and the Tops Market.
Police say David White, 55, was on East Colvin Street facing east when Terence Kelly of Syracuse smashed his SUV into White's vehicle. Police say he was speeding at the time.
White's car was pushed up the hill. He had to be cut from the car and is in critical condition at University Hospital. Kelly was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries and was later released.
Kelly is charged with Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree, DWAI Drugs, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd Degree. He was arraigned at the Town of DeWitt Court and ordered held on $100,000 cash or $100,000 bond.
The investigation is continuing and further charges may be pending.
DeWitt Police say two people were taken to University Hospital in Syracuse after the accident. Their conditions are unknown.
They say two cars were involved. Police say an SUV hit another vehicle and then flipped over. Police say speed was a factor in the crash.
Witnesses report hearing a "thump" as the accident happened.
Multiple police, fire and ambulance units are on the scene of a serious car crash at East Colvin Street and Nottingham Road. That location is just into DeWitt across the border from the City of Syracuse, near Drumlins golf course.
The crash happened about 4:12 this afternoon. We do not yet know how many cars are involved, but Onondaga County 911 says one person has been taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries.
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