Driver charged, 3 hurt in crash on Portland Avenue

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police say a Greece man is facing several charges after a crash that sent three people to the hospital Tuesday night.

It happened on Portland Avenue near Rochester General Hospital around 11:15 p.m.

Police say the man was driving north on Portland Avenue when he passed a red light at the intersection with St Ann’s Drive and then struck another car as it was attempting to turn on to Portland Avenue from St. Ann’s Drive.

Three people in the car with the man, including two teenagers, were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Police did not say if anyone in the turning car was hurt.

The man was arrested for an aggravated unlicensed operation and issued several additional traffic tickets. He was released with an appearance ticket.