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One person seriously injured in car crash, flown to ECMC

Posted at 5:22 AM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 13:58:36-04

NEWFANE, N.Y. (WKBW) — A high speed chase caused one vehicle to crash just yards away from a home in Newfane early Tuesday morning.

Police say they saw a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle traveling at a high rate of speed on Lockport Olcott Road.

Officers say they attempted to pull over 41-year-old Patrick Singleton. The vehicle continued to pull away from cops.

Police say Singleton lost control of the vehicle and crashed onto a front lawn of a home on Route 78.

Crews shut down a portion of Route 78 as a result of the crash early Tuesday.

Singleton was flown by mercy flight to ECMC.