POMFRET – Dunkirk Police Chief David Ortolano and another driver were taken to hospitals after a two-car crash at State Route 20 and State Route 60 late this morning in the Town of Pomfret.

State Police said Ortolano was southbound on Route 60 when a vehicle driven by Paula Shively of Fredonia made a left turn into the path of the chief’s car. Ortolano was taken to Brooks Hospital to have knee and hand pain checked. Shively was taken there after she complained of chest and hand pain. The accident remains under investigation.