OBSERVER Staff Report
A two car accident on Route 60 sent two to the hospital Thursday afternoon. According to the Fredonia Police Department, Paul J. Gates, 49, of Orchard Park was traveling north on Route 60 behind a vehicle driven by Robert John Kryszak, 76, of Angola at 1:22 p.m.
The vehicle driven by Kryszak was slowing in the left-most lane. Gates reportedly took his eyes off the roadway and was not able to slow down in time and attempted to swerve right to avoid a collision.
OBSERVER Photo by Matt Panebianco
Pictured is one of the two vehicles involved in a crash on Route 60 Thursday afternoon.
Both Kryszak and his passenger, Judy Kryszak, were taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital and later released. Gates' vehicle sustained damage to the front driver side while the Kryszak vehicle sustained damage to the rear passenger side. Both were towed from the scene.
Gates was charged with following too closely and released on an appearance ticket.
East Dunkirk Fire Department, Alstar Ambulance and Fredonia Fire Department also responded to the scene.