Driver Arrested After Broadsiding Police Car

Police say suspect stole vehicle that crashed into BPD vehicle overnight

Tom Puckett
August 24, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Buffalo, NY (WBEN)  Buffalo police have an individual in custody in connection with an overnight officer involved accident.

The incident happened at 2:20am near Bailey Avenue and Doat Street.

Accident investigators say a patrol vehicle was responding to a gun call, traveling north on Bailey, when the patrol vehicle was broadsided by another vehicle traveling west on Doat.

Police say that vehicle was a stolen vehicle.

Two officers and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to ECMC to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

One of the officers has been treated and released.

The 25 year old male driver of Buffalo is in police custody and charges are being finalized at this time.

Police say the vehicle is also in police custody.

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