Corning Trooper Survives Getting Struck, Buffalo Driver Charged

February 27, 2019

CORNING, NY – State Police say that at about 9:05 a.m. State Trooper Jacob Wackowski was stationary on St-86 eastbound in the city of Corning assisting with traffic control at a weather related motor vehicle accident parked with his emergency lights on when he was side swiped by a passing tractor-trailer.
Trooper Wackowski was taken to Corning Hospital for minor injuries and the driver of the tractor-trailer, Troy English, age 53, from Buffalo was issued tickets for Failure to Obey the Move Over Law and numerous vehicle and traffic violations.
English has numerous warrants for Identity Theft in North Carolina and Violation of a Court Order – Failure to Pay Fine in PA. English was arraigned in the city of Corning Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail on $500 cash $1,000 bond.

The investigation is continuing.