AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police and emergency crews arrived to the scene of a motorcycle accident just before 3:30 p.m Sunday in Amherst where two people were killed and two others, including the driver of the motorcycle, were injured.
Police say a motorcycle ran off Tonawanda Creek Road and into a group of three pedestrians walking along the Tonawanda bike path.
The driver of the motorcycle was 53-year-old David A. Smith of Niagara Falls. He was transported to ECMC following the accident.
The two women who were killed were identieid as 25-year-old Jocelyn B. Elberson of Buffalo and 81-year-old Sheila Pelton of Niagara Falls. They were both pronounced dead at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.
Pelton's husband, Foster Pelton, 79, was taken to ECMC with serious injuries.
Smith was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Criminally Negligent Homicide. Erie County Assistant DA Kelley Omel assisted the arresting officer in obtaining a court order to draw blood from Smith.
An investigation is underway where other charges may be pending as the investigation continues.
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