Authorities say an officer crashed into a Family Dollar store Tuesday night while responding to a call.
Crews were called to the scene outside the Family Dollar at 13th and Pine around 10:15pm Tuesday after the Niagara Falls Police officer crashed into it, causing substantial damage.
Mayor Paul Dyster tweeted overnight saying the officer, a three-year veteran of the force, was stable and was taken to Erie County Medical Center for testing.
Officer stable, at ECMC for testing to be safe. https://t.co/n7QTtSKI75
— Paul Dyster (@PDyster) March 30, 2016
Police say the officer was responding to a resisting arrest call at the time of the crash. The officer and one store employee were taken to local hospitals for treatment and later released.
The crash is under investigation.