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Two teenagers critically injured following Genesee County crash

Posted at 1:56 AM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 01:56:28-04

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Two teenagers are critically injured at Erie County Medical Center following a crash involving a car and a tractor trailer in Batavia, Tuesday night.

Authorities say the driver of a tractor trailer crashed into a Chevy Impala with three people, leaving all occupants injured on State Route 5, around 9:15 p.m.

According to Genesee County Sheriff's deputies, 18-year-old Gabriel Johnston of Pembroke was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC with serious, critical injuries.

Deputies also say 19-year-old Daniel Sonnenfield also of Pembroke was transported to ECMC by Mercy Ambulance with serious, critical injuries.

Another occupant was also hurt with minor injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer, a 45-year-old Buffalo man, was not hurt.

The crash is under investigation.