TOWN OF NEWSTEAD, NY ( WKBW ) The holiday weekend got off to a tragic start in Erie County.
Police say a car driven by 65 year old Donna Gibbs turned into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer at the intersection of Route 5 and South Newstead road in the Town Of Newstead Thursday evening.
Gibbs was taken to the hospital where she later died.
Three young children were also in the car. They were taken to Buffalo's Women and Children's Hospital with serious injuries.
The truck driver and the driver of a 3rd vehicle involved were not hurt.