One man killed in crash on Lake Avenue

(WHAM photo)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A man has died following a crash in Rochester Saturday afternoon.

It happened at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Phelps Avenue around 4:30 p.m.

Police say a Nissan was driving North on Lake Avenue, when it turned onto Phelps Avenue and collided with a Jeep that was driving Southbound on Lake Avenue.

Both vehicles were significantly damaged. Three people were taken to the hospital.

Police say a 40-year-old Maurice Johnson of Rochester had to be extracted out of the Nissan by Rochester Firefighters.

He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with a leg injury and later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Police say the driver of the Nissan left the scene before police arrived.

Two women in the Jeep were also taken to the hospital for evaluation.

No arrests have been made.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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