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Rochester man charged in Clifford Avenue crash

Posted at: 03/11/2013 1:37 PM

A 23-year-old Rochester man is facing charges following a one-car crash at the intersection of Clifford Avenue and North Street.

Jimmie Jones Junior is charged with assault, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, reckless driving and various other traffic charges.

Police tell News10NBC officers tried to stop Jones’ vehicle on East Main Street near Chestnut Street just after midnight Saturday. Investigators say Jones’ did not stop his vehicle and continued at a high rate of speed onto North Street before he crashed the vehicle at the intersection of Clifford Avenue.

According to police, Jones’ vehicle struck a utility pole, a home on North Street, a parked vehicle and then flipped over.

Jones and his two occupants – 18-year-old Raeqwuan Alexander and 17-year-old Jahree Harmon both of Rochester – had to be extricated. The two passengers are listed in critical condition. Jones was not injured.