Two teenagers were injured - one seriously - when their bicycle was struck by a car in downtown Jamestown on Sunday night.
According to police, at 8:26 p.m., a Jamestown woman was eastbound on Second Street, traveling through a green light at North Main Street, when two teenagers on a bicycle crossed through a red light into her car's path. The car struck the bicycle, injuring both teens - whose names and ages were not released.
Police said the younger teen - who was standing on the back of the bicycle - received serious injuries. He was, however, conscious and talking at the scene.
Two teenagers were injured in the city Sunday night when their bicycle was struck by a car. Pictured, a patrol car blocks the intersection of Second and Cherry streets.
P-J photo by Scott Shelters
He was taken from the scene by Alstar Ambulance. Within 15 minutes of the accident, the teen was being flown by Starflight to Women & Children's Hospital in Buffalo, police said. No further information on his condition was available.
The older teen, who was riding the bicycle, received minor injuries and was treated and released from WCA Hospital later Sunday night.
The teenagers were not wearing helmets, police said.
Jamestown police and firefighters remained at the scene of the accident until 10:45 p.m. North Main Street was closed from First to Third streets during the investigation Sunday night.
No further information was available at press time.