Skydiver injured after accident on Grand Island

- Published: 15 July 2016
Skydiver injured after accident on Grand Island

The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a skydiver was harmed in a mischance on Grand Island Wednesday night. 

The mischance happened on Love Road around 7:30pm Wednesday.

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Authorities say the skydiver, Jeffrey Antonich, 42, of Newfane, hopped and hit the ground at an expected 40-50 MPH. He endured genuine wounds and was dealt with by surgeons on scene. He was taken ECMC by means of Mercy Flight. He is as of now in basic condition. 

The FAA is keeping on researching the episode.