BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo confirms to 7 Eyewitness News that police officer Jonathan Negron is now awake and conscious after he lost consciousness during a police pursuit in Cheektowaga on June 3.
The crash resulted in Negron being sent to the TICU at Erie County Medical Center where he's been recovering for over a week.
A Rochester teen was arraigned for unlawfully fleeing police and causing the crash.
Buffalo police tell 7 Eyewitness News that Negron is able to speak as well but in a very limited capacity.
Anyone wishing to send get well wishes can send their messages to Buffalo Police Department Headquarters.
Officer Jonathan Negron
c/o Buffalo Police Headquarters
68 Court Street
Buffalo, NY 14202