Police searching for driver after Lake Ave. crash leaves one in critical condition


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Police say a man is in critical condition and two women are in the hospital after a car crash Thursday night.

Around 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Burley Road and Lake Avenue.

A Chevy sedan crashed into a Mazda SUV that was attempting to make a left turn, which caused the SUV to flip on its side.

The driver of the Mazda fled the scene. A passenger in the Mazda, a 27-year-old city resident, remained at the scene and was taken to Strong after she complained of back pain. The driver of the Chevy, a 30-year-old female was taken to Strong for complaints of leg pain.

A passenger in the Chevy, a 31-year-old city resident, suffered a head injury and was transported to Strong. He is currently in critical condition.

Police say the driver of the Chevy has a valid NYS drivers license and they don’t suspect that alcohol was a factor.

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