Niagara Falls, NY (July 24, 2023) – A 14-year-old boy, Kyron Swanson, was critically injured by a car at the Niagara Falls Motel on Niagara Boulevard on Saturday, July 22, 2023.
The incident occurred just after 7:30 p.m.
The teenager was immediately rushed to Oishei Children’s Hospital for medical attention.
Two other adults were treated at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for less severe injuries.
According to the victim’s mother, Joelle Szopinski, her son was targeted after attempting to break up a fight, where he intervened to help a hit woman.
The driver was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree attempted assault, but more charges may be added.