61-Year-Old Woman Drives Wrong Way and Hits Assistant Fire Chief Vehicle

September 5, 2012 Updated Sep 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 5, 2012 Updated Sep 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW/Release) - At approximately 1:00 A.M. this morning the Amherst police department responded to the accident at 1800 Millersport Highway.

The driver, 61-year-old Sandra Metzler of Amherst, was traveling northbound in a southbound lane and struck an Assistant Fire Chief vehicle for the Getzville Fire Department.

Assistant Chief Christopher Kaplewicz was driving to investigate a complaint when the accident happened.

Metzler was transported to ECMC and is in stable condition with leg injuries. Kapelwicz was also taken to ECMC for minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation, anyone with information related tot eh accident can call the Amherst police at (716) - 689 - 1311.