Ellicott Police Patrol Involved In Car Accident Near I-86

ELLICOTT, NY (WNY News Now) – A Town of Ellicott Police officer was taken to the hospital for evaluation following a vehicle accident near Interstate-86 on Friday.

Around 4:30 p.m. the police patrol vehicle was struck by a pickup truck as it was turning from Strunk Road to the I-86 eastbound on-ramp.

Officers on scene said the patrolman was taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital for evaluation. The driver of the pickup was not injured.

An investigation by New York State Police is underway, however preliminary it’s believed the officer was not at fault.

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