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>Driver in Amherst crash still in serious condition

An Eggertsville woman remained in serious condition Sunday evening following an accident that sent another vehicle into a house.

Margaret Medige, 46, on Saturday was driving a car that rear-ended another vehicle occupied by a couple, sending that vehicle into a house, Amherst police said. She was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Medige and the two others, whom police have not identified, were taken to Erie County Medical Center.

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>Two injured in collision of motorcycle, bicycle

A North East, Pa., man and a Grand Island teenager were injured shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday when the boy's bicycle collided with the man's motorcycle.

The crash occurred on Grand Island Boulevard between Webb and Staley roads, the Erie County Sheriff's Office said. The 13-year-old bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was treated by Grand Island Fire Company medics, then taken to Women and Children's Hospital, where he was being treated for a severe head injury, authorities said. The teen's name and condition were unavailable.

The motorcyclist, Mark Wolbert, 31, was being treated in Erie County Medical Center for head abrasions.

The bicycle may have moved into the path of the motorcycle, the Sheriff's Office said.

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>Home invasion probed on LaSalle Avenue

Buffalo police are investigating a home invasion that occurred at about 3 p.m. Saturday on LaSalle Avenue.

A man carrying a shotgun entered a home on the 500 block of LaSalle ordering two women to lie face down on the floor. Three children who were playing outside were ordered inside the home and were told to lien top of the two women.

The assailant had two females with him -- one of whom he called "Snowflake," the female victims told Northeast District police.

The attacker took three cell phones and a gold ring from the victims. He is described as a black male, 5-foot-6, with curly black hair. He was wearing a black jacket and a hooded sweat shirt. Police did not release the victims' ages.

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