Serious Accident Closed Part of I-290

May 19, 2012 Updated May 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Serious Accident Closed Part of I-290

May 19, 2012 Updated May 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM EDT

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) - One man is in critical condition at ECMC Saturday after a Friday night accident on the Youngmann Expressway westbound near the Delaware Avenue exit.

Police closed the expressway westbound from Delaware Avenue (exit 1) to the I-190 interchange for a period of time Friday night after a car crashed on the side of the I-290. The driver of that vehicle was thrown from the car. There were apparently no other occupants in the car at the time of the crash.

Initial reports from Police indicated the crash might have been fatal. Officials are continuing their investigation into the cause of the crash.

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