Vehicle Sideswiped In City, Man Sent To WCA

A Jamestown man suffered minor injuries Tuesday after his vehicle was sideswiped at a city intersection.

Shortly before 4 p.m., the man, was traveling on West Sixth Street when a 1997 Dodge Dakota reportedly sideswiped his vehicle near the intersection with Jefferson Street.

The man’s 2013 Toyota RAV4 struck a curb and sustained a flat tire. He was transported by Alstar Amblance to WCA Hospital after complaining of neck, back and knee pain.

The driver of the Dakota – Jeffrey Stearns, 64, of Falconer – was uninjured. His vehicle sustained minor damages to its side.

Stearns was later charged for making an unsafe lane change.

Jamestown police and fire officials responded to the scene.