2 injured critically injured after car strikes motorcycle in Harlem, woman, 23, in custody

Harlem crash
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two people were critically Injured and a woman was taken into police custody after her car struck a motorcycle in Harlem Sunday night, police said.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of West 116th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard.

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd & W 116th St Yesterday 10:12:17 PM EST

According to police, a man and woman were riding the motorcycle northbound on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard when a Volkswagen Jetta, traveling south on the boulevard, attempted to make a left turn onto West 116th Street and struck the motorcycle.

EMS rushed the man driving the motorcycle and the female passenger to nearby hospitals, where they were both listed in critical condition early Monday, officials said.

The 23-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to the NYPD.

No charges had been filed as of early Monday morning, officials said.