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Buffalo woman arrested in connection to Colvin Avenue hit-and-run

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 17:47:23-05

Buffalo Police have arrested a 32-year-old Buffalo woman in connection to an early morning hit-and-run accident on Colvin Avenue near Hertel Avenue.

Officials say the incident happened today around 7:45 a.m.

According to Northwest District officers, the female driver was pulling out of a driveway on Colvin Avenue, when her car struck another vehicle traveling on Colvin. Police say the vehicle that was hit, slid before landing on its side. 

Police say the 32-year-old woman left the scene, but was found shortly after by patrol officers on Linden Avenue. 

Buffalo Fire responded to the scene and had to pull the 68-year-old female victim out of her hit car. The woman was transported to ECMC, treated, and released. 

Police charged the 32-year-old woman with criminal possession of narcotics, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.