WHEATFIELD – A sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries when his patrol car was rear ended by an oncoming car as he was stopped with the car’s emergency lights activated for a traffic stop at 8:33 a.m. Monday on Niagara Falls Boulevard, just south of Schultz Road in Wheatfield.
The deputy, whose name was not released, was treated and discharged from Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport for a head laceration.
Lorrie Wolski, 25, of Tonawanda, was charged with failure to use due care for a stopped emergency vehicle – also known as the “Move Over Law” – and moving from a lane unsafely.
The force of the crash pushed the patrol car forward, causing it to strike the vehicle the deputy had stopped for the traffic infraction. Neither that driver nor Wolski was injured.