TROY, N.Y. – On Friday afternoon a marked Troy Police car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Ferry Street
Avenue in Troy.
Troy Police Captain John Cooney said the accident happened around 1:45 p.m. when Officer Charles Rockwell was traveling south on Fifth
Avenue with siren and lights activated, and upon
entering the intersection was struck by the second vehicle driven by 70-year-old Patrick Pastore which was traveling
east on Ferry
Street. The Troy Police vehicle then struck the porch at 1496 Fifth Avenue
and came to rest.
A third vehicle, a Troy Housing authority utility truck, also
sustained minor damage.
Officer Rockwell was transported to
Hospital for precautionary
measures. Pastore was transported to Albany Med with injuries which appear
The investigation is ongoing. No tickets have been
issued at this time.