Thruway Crash Sends Driver To Hospital

June 21, 2012 Updated Jun 21, 2012 at 8:36 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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June 21, 2012 Updated Jun 21, 2012 at 8:36 AM EDT

Batavia, N.Y. - (13WHAM.com) The driver of a tractor trailer is in a Buffalo hospital after a crash on the New York State Thruway.

The crash occurred just before 1 a.m. near Batavia Exit #48.

The rig, carrying bananas, crashed and trapped the driver. He was taken to the hospital via Mercy Flight.

Police say the driver's injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

The exact cause of the crash has not yet been released.