Driver charged after 9 were injured in July crash

SENECA NATION (WIVB) — A Cattaraugus County man has been charged with two counts of vehicular assault after a July crash that injured nine people.

Erie County Sheriff’s deputies say that on the morning of July 17, Jerry John, 19, was driving on Versailles Plank Road within the Seneca Nation of Indians Reservation when he hit a tree.

The crash caused a number of occupants to be ejected from the vehicle and injured.

The Perrysburg resident was charged on Thursday and committed to the Erie County Holding Center before his arraignment. 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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