Guilty plea in wild Amherst crash that damaged homes

Posted at 2:57 PM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 15:52:03-05

A Buffalo man faces up to seven years in prison for a crash that damaged two homes and injured a passenger.

23-year-old Elijah Turley pleaded guilty in court Friday to Reckless Endangerment.

Amherst Police were dispatched back in September to investigate possible vehicle racing on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Turley reportedly refused to stop his pickup truck and proceeded westbound on Kenmore Avenue at a rate of 95 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Turley then lost control of the truck and struck two homes on Kenmore Avenue. His female passenger was ejected from the vehicle and suffered serious injuries.

Turley will be sentenced in March.

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