Woman hit by car crossing Niagara Falls Blvd

AMHERST, NY (WIVB)–A 42-year old woman was hit by a car crossing Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst just after midnight Sunday.

Amherst police say Julie Galatioto from Amherst was crossing the Boulevard when she was hit by a 2011 Ford driven by 34-year old Muhammad Sheikh of Lackawanna. This happened near the intersection of Tonawanda Creek Road.

Police say Galatioto was taken to ECMC and is listed in serious condition in the ICU.

The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to call Amherst Police at 689-1311.


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