UTICA – Two men were hospitalized following an early morning crash in Utica on Wednesday.
Police say around 3 a.m. Wednesday, 18-year-old David Bellamy Jr. was driving eastbound on Rutger Street when he lost control of his vehicle and then struck and severed a telephone pole, with the vehicle ending up on the sidewalk. Bellamy and his passenger were both taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
In addition to police and fire crews, National Grid also responded to the scene.
Bellamy was ticketed for speeding and failure to maintain proper lane.