Chase leads to multi-vehicle crash involving school bus

Posted at 4:21 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-29 23:38:21-04

Buffalo Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a school bus in the Seneca-Babcock neighborhood.

Buffalo Police say one driver was seriously injured after the suspect hit two vehicles and then a school bus in the 1100 block of Seneca Street, between Maurice and Babcock, outside the Seneca Babcock Community Center around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials say six students on the First Student bus suffered minor injuries.

Police the incident began when narcotics detectives were executing a search warrant at a residence in the first block of Weiss Street. Detectives say a vehicle pulled up at that time and police attempted to stop the vehicle.

According to police, the vehicle sped off, striking a narcotics detective and an unmarked police vehicle.

The students involved in the accident were taken to the Seneca-Babcock Community Center where paramedics treated them and parents were able to pick them up.

A female driver suffered serious injuries and was transported to ECMC.

The male suspect was also transported to ECMC where he's in police custody and listed in critical condition.

Police say a narcotics detective suffered multiple non-life threatening injuries.

The Seneca Babcock Community Center will be closed on Thursday because of the incident. Staff is still expected to report.