Alleged drunk driver hits motorcyclist who was driving without license

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Kenmore man for DWI after an accident with a motorcycle Sunday on Grand Island.

Investigators were called to Grand Island Boulevard, where witnesses reported a car driven by 35-year-old Anthony Viscuso veered into the driving lane where it collided with a motorcycle driven by Eugene Kelsey III, of Grand Island, sideswiping and knocking the motorcycle over. Kelsey suffered a possible broken leg and was transported to ECMC for treatment.

After field sobriety tests, deputies determined Viscuso was intoxicated. He submitted to a chemical breath test and the results showed a BAC of .08 percent. He was charged with DWI. Viscuso is scheduled to appear in Grand Island Court at a later date.

Deputies say the driver of the motorcycle did not have a valid motorcycle license and his driver’s license had been suspended for past alcohol-related violations. Kelsey was charged with unlicensed operation of a motorcycle and second degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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