KENMORE, NY - Police are investigating an accident in Kenmore, where a truck slammed through the front part of one house and damaged a second following a police chase.
Amherst Police were called to investigate a report of two vehicles racing in the area of Niagara Falls Blvd. just after 2:00 a.m. Friday. Police say one of the vehicles pulled over, but the second vehicle failed to stop and was pursued by a police officer.
The chase led police to Kenmore Avenue near Genoa Place where the truck lost control. The vehicle first ran into a one story house, and then hit a two story house next door before finally coming to a stop in front of a third home.
Police say the driver then got out of the truck and tried to run, but he was tased by officers.
The driver of the car, Elijah K. Turley, 22, of Buffalo and his passenger, a 19-year-old female, were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Turley is charged with reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing of a police officer, obstruction governmental administration and other vehicle and traffic infractions.
Police say no one inside the homes was injured.
So how did the chase get that far through areas where people live?
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