27 April 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



On April 23, 2021, at approximately 5:24 p.m., the New York State Police responded to a report of a serious personal injury accident on Chambers Road in the town of Big Flats, Chemung County, involving an SUV and a motorcycle.  Initial investigation revealed that a 2003 Honda motorcycle was traveling southbound near the intersection of the I-86 west bound on ramp when a northbound 2016 Jeep Compass attempted a left turn onto the west bound on ramp to I-86. The 2003 Honda motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Jeep Compass and the operator of the motorcycle, identified as Daquan T. Harrison, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Chemung County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The operator of the Jeep Compass was transported to the Guthrie Hospital. 

The New York State Police were assisted at the scene by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department, Village of Horseheads Police Department, the Big Flats Fire Department, and Erway Ambulance.

The investigation is continuing. 


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