Dunkirk police chief involved in accident

A two-car personal injury accident occurred at the intersection of Route 20 and Route 60 in the Town of Pomfret shortly before noon today.

According to the state police in Fredonia, City of Dunkirk Police Chief David Ortolano was headed south on Route 60 when a vehicle driven by Paula Shively of Fredonia made a left turn into the path of Ortolano’s vehicle.

Ortolano was transported to Brooks Hospital for knee and hand pain. Shively was was transported to Brooks Hospital for chest and hand pain.

The accident is still under investigation.