Car Crashes into Gowanda School Building

10:19 AM, Aug 14, 2012   |    comments
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GOWANDA, NY - One person was sent to the hospital after a car crashed into a building on the grounds of the Gowanda Central School District.

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Fire officials tell 2 On Your Side's Jim Herr that a sedan crashed into a maintenance building near the intersection of Panther Drive and Prospect Street.

A man in his 30's was taken to Lake Shore Health Center to be treated.  His injuries are said to be minor.

Another unknown person was said to have fled the collision scene on foot.  No word if police caught up to him.

The building which houses tractors and lawn maintenance equipment sustained $20,000 in damage.

No word on what caused the collision, but we're told that a strong odor of alcohol was present inside the car when first responders arrived.

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