Was Crash Caused By A Mattress?

March 9, 2012 Updated Mar 9, 2012 at 10:08 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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March 9, 2012 Updated Mar 9, 2012 at 10:08 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW ) Was an overnight incident on Route 5 caused by a mattress that fell onto the roadway?

Eyewitness News cameras captured images of a car flipped over on it's side on Route 5 near the Tifft Street exit early Friday morning.

The strange thing about the crash is that a mattress was found on the road.

Police are trying to figure out if that mattress was there before the crash and caused it, or whether it was on the car and fell off.

Rescuers extricated the driver.

There is no word on the identity or condition of the victim at the time of this posting.