Submitted by Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1
At 9:48 p.m. Monday, Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 responded to the 800 block of Center Street for a car vs. pedestrian motor vehicle accident.
It was reported a male was struck by a vehicle and unresponsive in the roadway. Upon arrival, crews found a 36-year-old male patient lying in the roadway with an altered mental status and traumatic injuries. Fire crews assisted the Lewiston Police Department in closing the road. Lewiston 1 advanced life support critical care EMTs stabilized the patient.
Mercy Flight responded and landed in Academy Park, taking over patient care for transport to Erie County Medical Center. Due to incoming inclement weather, the flight crew diverted to the landing zone at Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital and transported via ground, continuing to ECMC.
Further investigation of the incident is being handled by the Lewiston Police Department and Niagara County Sheriff’s Office accident investigation unit.