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Lackawanna driver seriously injured in Brant crash

A Lackawanna man was seriously injured shortly after midnight Wednesday when his car left the road, rolled over and struck a pole on Erie Road in the Town of Brant, the Erie County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Christopher S. Gelle, 20, was transported to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight. His two passengers, whose names are being withheld pending family notification, were transported via ambulance to Lakeshore and Erie County Medical Center with minor injuries.

Deputies Jeff Ely and Eric Kaderli said their investigation of the 12:15 a.m. crash is under way and that no cause has been determined. Charges may be pending.