One of Buffalo’s ‘Singing Cops’ involved in crash that left motorcyclist in critical condition


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– A marked patrol vehicle and a motorcyclist were involved in a crash, according to Buffalo police. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jefferson Avenue and William Street.

Police say six-year veteran of the department, Michael Norwood, was driving the marked patrol vehicle.

The motorcyclist is listed in critical condition at the hospital, and Norwood is being evaluated for possible minor injuries.

Officials say Norwood, who gained nationwide attention as one of Buffalo’s singing cops, is cooperating with the investigation. Police said Wednesday he is on administrative leave.

Buffalo Police Accident Investigation Unit and Internal Affairs are handling the case.

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