WENY News - Driver charged in motorcycle crash that killed two

Driver charged in motorcycle crash that killed two

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UPDATE: 7/10/18 11:20 p.m: Elmira man charged with DWAI for double fatal motorcycle accident

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two people are dead following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle in Horseheads.

Horseheads Police Chief Thomas Stickler says the two people who were killed, were riding on a motorcycle. Both victims were ejected from the motorcycle when another car coming in the opposite direction made a left hand turn on.to Westlake Street. Chief Stickler says the car did not see the motorcycle. Three people were inside of the car, and they sustained minor injuries. No names are being released at this time.

The accident happened at the intersection of Westinghouse Road and Westlake Street, near Saint Mary Our Mother Church. It happened before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.

The road was blocked off after the accident. Troopers and officers could be seen documenting the scene. According to initial scanner reports, a medical helicopter was called to the scene.

Police say the investigation is ongoing, and charges may be pending.

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