JAMESTOWN – Two teenagers were sent to the hospital Sunday night following a car-bicycle accident in downtown Jamestown.
According to the Jamestown Post-Journal, an unidentified female motorist was traveling east on W. Second St. shortly before 8:30 p.m. The motorist had a green light as she passed through the intersection of Main St. At that time, the two teens were traveling south on Main St. on a bicycle and passed through the red light. As a result, the car struck the bicycle, injuring both teens.
Police did not release the names of either teenager, only saying that they were brothers – one is 14 years-old and the other is 16. The younger teen was standing on the back of the bicycle and received more serious injuries. He was sent to Women and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo via Starflight and is now in the intensive care unit. The second teen was sent to WCA for treatment of minor injuries and was released later in the evening. Police say neither of the teens was wearing a helmet.
As a result of the accident, North Main Street was closed from First to Third streets for a couple of hours.