by Ray Pauley
Public Information Officer
Grand Island Fire Co.
Shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Baseline and Fix roads. The force of impact caused one vehicle to careen off the roadway and up against a utility pole.
Fire Capt. John Podlucky reports that one driver, 57-year-old Patrick Duggan of Grand Island, was treated by GIFC medics, stabilized, and transported to Kenmore Mercy Hospital as a precautionary measure. The other driver, a 17-year-old Grand Island resident, refused treatment. A 15-year-old passenger of Grand Island was treated for a head injury and transported to Erie County Medical Center for additional medical attention. Another 14-year-old passenger, also of Grand Island, sustained minor injuries and declined hospitalization.
All GIFC units returned to service by 10:16 p.m., while Erie County sheriff's deputies conducted an on scene investigation.