BUFFALO, NY - A member of the Buffalo Police Department has been released from the hospital Saturday night.
Officer Ivan Watkins, 44 years old, was struck by an oncoming vehicle Tuesday night while he was assisting with an abandoned vehicle call.
The oncoming vehicle was driven by James Robinson, 54 years old, who has been charged with DWI, Reckless Assault and Colliding with an Emergency Vehicle.
Watkins, a 23 year veteran of the BPD was taken to ECMC with multiple injuries. He was released Saturday night.