2 officers, 1 civilian injured in early AM crash

An early morning accident near the intersection of Bailey Avenue and Doat Street in Buffalo has resulted in injuries to two police officers and one civilian.

BUFFALO, NY - Two Buffalo Police officers and one civilian were injured Thursday morning in an early morning car accident.

Buffalo police have a 25-year-old man in custody, after the incident occurred around 2:20am, near the intersection of 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.

Both officers and the civilian were transported to Erie County Medical Center; one officer was treated and released, while the other is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries.  The condition of the civilian is unknown at this time.

Charges are reportedly being filed against the driver, and the vehicle is also in police custody.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated. No names are being released at this time.

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