Car strikes pedestrian on Maple Road

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – A pedestrian suffered head and leg injuries Friday morning, after being hit by a car in Amherst. The incident happened on Maple Road, near Alberta Drive, around 9 a.m.

Police say 77-year-old William Algeri, of Amherst, was driving the car that struck 70-year-old Suzanne Martin, of Amherst.

Police say Martin was taken to Erie County Medical Center. Algeri was not injured.

The accident is being investigated. Amherst Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to call them at 689-1311. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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