A patrol car heading for the scene of a reported fight was demolished when it broadsided a car at Pine Avenue and Portage Road at 2:11 a.m. Monday,
Officer Lester Kachurek reported.
Officer Scott Dallavia, a seven-year veteran of the force, was released from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after treatment for head and neck
Also treated at the medical center and released were the other driver, Theresa A. Simone, 28, of 552 Third St., and her passenger, Robert J. Baker, 49, no address available. Ms. Simone suffered a shoulder
injury, and Baker a head injury.
Kachurek reported that Dallavia was southbound on Portage Road, responding to a fight call in the South End, when he struck Ms. Simone's auto, which was westbound on Pine Avenue. Ms. Simone had the green light, Kachurek
reported. No tickets were issued.
Heavy rain was falling at the time.