Posted on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 12:14 am
Amherst, NY (April 24, 2019) – A marked Amherst police vehicle was reported to have been involved in an injurious collision on Tuesday evening, April 23rd. The accident was stated to have happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Eggert Road, according to authorities.
For reasons that are actively being investigated, a police officer in a marked vehicle collided with another car at the aforementioned location. Emergency medical responders were immediately dispatched to the scene where they transported one Amherst police officer to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital to be treated for at least minor injuries.
Two passengers who were inside the other vehicle involved were promptly taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where they were treated for at least minor injuries as well. At this time, it is unknown as to whether or not the police car had its lights or sirens activated at the time of the crash and the official cause remains under investigation.
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Our sincere sympathies are extended to the injured officer, as well as the two injured passengers. We maintain our highest hopes for their full recoveries at this time. Car accidents in New York are commonly fatal or critically injurious, especially those which occur involve a high rate of speed. While it can be extremely difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very significant rights moving forward.
At Hach & Rose, we realize that there is almost nothing as overwhelming as recovering from a sudden injury, and as members of the community, our accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident due to no fault of your own, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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