Sheriff’s Office Updates Tuesday Morning Crash

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MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says four people sustained serious injuries following a crash Tuesday on Route Rt. 394 near the Chautauqua Institution.

Deputies say two inside the car were flown by helicopter to UPMC Hamot Hospital for their injuries. A landing zone was set up at Lakeside Park in Mayville around 11:30 a.m.

The vehicle’s driver, James Meuker, 21, of Jamestown, was transported to Westfield Memorial Hospital for further evaluation and was later taken to UPMC Hamot for serious injuries sustained.

The other occupant was transported to UPMC Chautauqua to be evaluated for his injuries.

Currently, deputies say the investigation is ongoing and charges may be filed at a later date.

Part of Route 394 was closed to traffic as crews worked the scene.


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