Serious Crash In Town Of Elba

October 21, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2011 at 5:40 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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October 21, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2011 at 5:40 PM EDT

Elba, N.Y. –( WHAM13/ WKBW) Three Mercy Flight helicopters were called to the scene of a serious crash in the Town of Elba Friday morning.

Genesee County dispatch says a car with three people inside went off the road and crashed into a tree on Route 262 just east of Route 98.

The three young people are in serious to critical condition in area hospitals.

The incident happened around 5:30a.m. Friday morning when police say 25 year old Corey Hemmer of Elba went off the road and hit a tree.

Hemmer and two passengers, 18 year old Megan Ann Gregg, and 19 year old Aaron Pahuta had to be extricated from the wreckage.

Investigators are looking to figure out what caused the crash.