Three charged in officer-involved crash

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo police officer was hurt in a crash while pursuing a suspicious vehicle late Saturday night.

BPD officials said it happened around 9:40 p.m. at the intersection of Kensington and Grider. They said the officer was pursuing a suspicious vehicle when that vehicle hit another car.

Three people are facing charges in the crash. A 27-year-old man is charged with assault of a police officer and reckless endangerment, a 21-year-old man is charged with possession of marijuana, and a 20-year-old man is charged with robbery in connection to the crash.

Police said the officer was treated for a facial injury at ECMC and released. 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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