Woman charged under NYS’s Move Over Law

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Tonawanda woman was charged under New York State’s Move Over Law after crashing into the rear of a Niagara County Sheriff deputy’s patrol car on Monday

The deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield around 8:30 a.m., just south of Schultz Road, and had all of his emergency lights activated. Authorities say 25-year-old Lorrie Wolski rear-ended the deputy’s vehicle, causing it to strike the car the deputy had pulled over.

The deputy suffered a head laceration and was treated and released from Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport. The other two drivers were not injured.

Wolski was charged with failure to use due care for emergency vehicle stopped or standing, a charge created under NYS’s Move Over Law, as well as moving from lane unsafely.

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