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Angola man charged with fleeing Buffalo Police after vehicle chase

An Angola man faces reckless endangerment, driving while impaired by drugs and other charges after Buffalo Police said he sped away from an officer attempting to conduct a traffic stop.

Joshua Bish, 30, was seen driving through a stop sign near Bailey Avenue and Clinton Street at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Buffalo Police said in a Facebook post.

Police said Bish headed down Bailey, running multiple red lights, crossing over the double-yellow line and eventually crashing into another vehicle south of Broadway and Bailey.

After the crash, Bish ran from the scene down Bailey but was apprehended.

The driver of the vehicle Bish allegedly struck was taken to Erie County Medical Center with injuries that appeared serious.

Bish faces numerous additional charges, including reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, vehicular assault, unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and criminal possession of a controlled substance, along with a number of traffic citations.

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