21-Year-Old Seriously Hurt In I-86 Crash

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NORTH HARMONY – A 21-year-old was seriously hurt after crashing into the rear end of a semi-truck stopped along Interstate-86 in Chautauqua County overnight.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday on I-86 in the Town of North Harmony.

Deputies say the 21-year-old man, who has not been identified pending family notification of the crash, struck a tractor trailer that was pulled over on the shoulder of the highway.

The man was the sole occupant of the vehicle and suffered serious injuries as a result of the collision.

He was airlifted to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa for treatment.

Deputies say their investigation is continuing and charges are pending against the 21-year-old.

The driver of the truck is identified as 26-year-old Rakhimov Dilshodjon of West Park, Florida.


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