Orchard Park, NY – One Facing Felony Charges Following Head-on Crash
Orchard Park, NY (December 30, 2018) – Police say that one person is facing felony charges and another is being treated for serious charges following a head-on crash. The accident took place two nights ago in Orchard Park.
Police say that the crash took place between two vehicles, a Chevy Traverse and a Volkswagen. The accident took place around 11:45 p.m. that night on Southwestern Boulevard. Officers said that two vehicles crashed head-on and both drivers became entrapped in their vehicles.
The driver of the VW was identified as a 69-year-old man, who remains hospitalized in serious condition. The driver of the Traverse was identified as 19-year-old William McKee, who had been driving while intoxicated. His license had been revoked 5 times in the past due to alcohol-related crimes. Now, he is facing several felony charges.
Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
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