Two hurt in Hanover accident

HANOVER — Two motorists were injured after a motor vehicle accident at Bennett State Road and Stebbins Road this morning.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report that they responded to the intersection around 8 a.m. An investigation showed that Margarita Sanchez, 40, of Dunkirk did not stop at a stop sign and her vehicle was struck by another vehicle operated by Jennifer Hilliker, 46, of Forestville. Both Hilliker and Sanchez sustained apparent non-life-threatening injuries. Hilliker was transported to Lake Shore Hospital and Sanchez was flown via Starflight to Erie County Medical Center.

Sanchez was issued a traffic ticket for failure to stop at a stop sign.