Medina man injured in Middleport crash

On Monday, Niagara County Sheriff’s Dispatchers received several 911 phone calls reporting a motor vehicle accident in the 9400 block of Ridge Road. Patrols and EMS arrived and located a single motor vehicle accident with one male occupant, identified as Steven R. Churchfield, 48 years old, of Medina.

It was determined the vehicle was east on Ridge Road when it failed to negotiate a curve in the road. The vehicle traveled onto the south shoulder striking a utility pole severing the pole in half. The vehicle continued off the road where it overturned coming to rest in a field.

Churchfield was transported by Mercy Flight to E.C.M.C. for treatment of his injuries. He is currently listed in serious condition at E.C.M.C. The accident is currently being investigated by Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit where charges are pending.