Racing Teens Cause Rollover Accident In New Hartford
New Hartford Police say a rollover accident on Mohawk Street was caused by two teens drag racing.
Police say 16-year old Leighton Nimey and 17-year old Grant Romeo were racing down the street.when Nimey’s car left the road and went into a dicth.
The vehicle then re-entered the road and rolled over at least two times, coming to rest on its roof.
The car was destroyed.
Nimey and his 16-year old female passenger were taken to a local hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries and released.
Both Nimey and Romeo are facing numerous charges, including unauthorized speed contest.