Buffalo, NY – Officer Injured in Crash at Intersection While Responding to Call
Buffalo, NY (January 14, 2019) – An early morning motor vehicle accident involving a Buffalo Police patrol car took place on Saturday, January 12, and resulted in at least minor injuries. According to authorities, a call came in reporting the accident at the intersection of Mills Street and Sycamore Street at around 6:20 a.m.
Police stated that an officer had been responding to a call when another vehicle struck the patrol car for reasons that have not been released at this time. Emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the scene where they transported the male officer involved to Erie County Medical Center. The other driver was stated to have declined medical attention.
The condition of the injured officer has not been made available as police are actively conducting an investigation into the events that led to this incident. According to officials, charges have been filed against the other driver involved but no further information has been released.
New York Car Accidents
Our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the officer who was injured in this crash, first and foremost. Unfortunately, New York car accidents are well-known to end with serious injuries or death. While it can be terribly challenging, it is imperative for the victim of an accident to know that they may likely have very substantial rights in terms of recovering financial compensation.
At Hach & Rose, we recognize that there are very few things as difficult as dealing with an unexpected injury. Our New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 as we can greatly guide you along the generally problematic path toward obtaining reimbursement from a negligent party. If you have been injured in a New York car accident due to the actions of an inattentive or blatantly criminal driver, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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