Sheriff Patrol Car Hits Tractor Trailer

November 24, 2012 Updated Nov 24, 2012 at 4:57 PM EDT

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Sheriff Patrol Car Hits Tractor Trailer

November 24, 2012 Updated Nov 24, 2012 at 4:57 PM EDT

SALAMANCA, NY (WKBW-TV) - A Cattaraugus County Sheriff Deputy is injured when the patrol car she was driving slid on ice and snow hitting a tractor trailer.

Police say the female officer was in the process of stopping at a stop sign when her car slid into tractor trailer. She was responding to another accident at the time of the accident.

The accident happened on Parkside Drive shortly before noon near the Clinton Street bridge. The officer was treated on the scene however the car sustained extensive damage.

A lieutenant with the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office says the roads are a mess and there have been numerous accidents throughout the county. They are asking everyone to avoid any unnecessary travel.