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July 8, 20120- Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit is investigating a motorcycle vs. car crash.

52 yr. old William A. Trakas, from the City of North Tonawanda, was riding his 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, westbound on Genesee Rd., when 26 yr. old Renee A. Bargy, from the Village of Delevan, driving her 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, pulled into Trakas’ path from a private driveway,

Trakas crashed his motorcycle into the side of Bargy’s vehicle.

Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Company, assisted by East Concord Fire Company, treated Trakas; Mercy Flight transported Trakas to Erie County Medical Center with severe head injuries and is listed in critical condition.  Bargy was not injured.


Bargy was ticketed for failing to yield the right of way to another vehicle, when entering a roadway.