Man Charged for June Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle crash that critically injured an Olean man has led to charges of vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated.

Police say 36-year-old Scott Matya crashed the bike on the afternoon of June 17 on Route 16 near Godfrey Hollow. He was thrown from the motorcycle, suffered severe head trauma and was sent to ECMC in Buffalo for treatment.

His passenger, 22-year-old Salena Hare of Randolph suffered non-threatening internal injuries and was also treated at ECMC.

He is being held in Cattaraugus County Jail on cash bail.

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