GENEVA — City police arrested a Waterloo man Thursday night after he allegedly ran a red light and hit a man driving a motorcycle, causing serious injury.
Geneva Police Chief Mike Passalacqua said the incident happened shortly after 11 p.m. at the intersection of North and Genesee streets when David J. Peek, 43, of Waterloo, ran a red light on North Street. Peek was driving a minivan.
The motorcycle, driven by 46-year-old Derrick L. Henry of Geneva, was on Genesee Street. Passalacqua said Henry was unable to avoid the collision.
Henry was treated at the scene for serious injuries and flown by medical helicopter to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Passalacqua said Henry was listed in guarded condition as of Friday morning.
Peek was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator, passing a red light, open container of alcohol in vehicle, and driving out of ignition interlock restrictions. He was taken to the Ontario County Jail for arraignment.
Passalacqua said the investigation was continuing as of Friday. Geneva police were assisted at the scene by the Geneva Fire Department and Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.