Buffalo Police say they have apprehended the driver of a hit and run accident that took place at around ten Tuesday night at Delaware Avenue and West Utica Street.
A 36-year-old woman fled on foot after the pickup truck she was driving struck a motorcyclist and a fire hydrant. The motorcyclist is identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey Stanton of Tonawanda, who is in critical condition at ECMC’s trauma unit.
Stanton was driving north on Delaware when he was hit by the pickup, which was westbound on Utica.
Police have not yet publicly identified the driver, but they did credit witnesses with helping them track her down.
The Accident Investigation Unit is performing tests on evidence gather from the scene.