Police Level Charges In Fatal Accident

March 14, 2011 Updated Mar 14, 2011 at 5:40 PM EDT

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Police Level Charges In Fatal Accident

March 14, 2011 Updated Mar 14, 2011 at 5:40 PM EDT

The Buffalo Police Accident Investigation Unit has charged 24 year old Matthew Ruckdaschel of Getzville in the fatal crash that killed two people on the Kensington Expressway in the early morning hours of January 22nd.

Ruckdaschel, who remains at ECMC in fair condition, was booked at the hospital earlier today and charged with one count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide.

Further charges are pending in the case.

The accident happened Saturday morning, January 22nd, at around 4:30am.

Investigators say Ruckdaschel was traveling in the wrong direction on the 33 near Best Street when he struck another vehicle, killing the driver and passenger in that vehicle.

The driver was 37 year old Orlando Anderson and the passenger Thomas Johnson.