Kenmore Ave. Closed After Overnight Accident

Man on Bicycle Seriously Injured in Collision

Mike Baggerman
June 24, 2019 - 7:56 am

Bicyclist struck by an SUV on Kenmore Avenue in Tonawanda. June 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)

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TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A man is in critical condition at ECMC after he was struck by an SUV early Monday morning.

Tonawanda Police told WBEN that the accident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Kenmore Avenue in front of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. The man, 19 year old Marcus Cumpston, was believed to be riding on the wrong side of the westbound lane when he was hit. He suffered injuries to his head, chest, and legs.

Tonawanda Police is investigating the accident. No charges have been pressed against the driver of the SUV, 36, who is cooperating with their investigation.

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