Woman jogging with friend hit by vehicle

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) – A woman jogging with a friend was injured after being hit by a car Monday night in the Town of Wheatfield.

Deputies say 25-year-old Inna Nichiporuk was struck shortly before 9 p.m. on Witmer Road. A vehicle traveling southbound struck her from behind as she jogged with a friend near the fog line.

Nichiporuk was thrown into a front yard and suffered head, leg and rib injuries. She was flown to ECMC by Mercy Flight but deputies say her injuries do not appear to be life threatening. She is listed in serious condition.

The sheriff’s office continues to investigate. At this time, the name of the driver of the car has not been released, and it is unknown if charges will be filed.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call detectives at 716-438-3393.

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