BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Police say two women were seriously injured in a wrong-way crash on Route 198 in Buffalo Thursday morning.
According to police, around 4:00 a.m. a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old female drove the wrong way on the 198 near Route 33 and struck a vehicle driven by a 24-year-old female.
Both drivers were seriously injured and are being treated at ECMC.
NITTEC cameras showed traffic backing up along the 198 shortly after the crash. Westbound lanes of the 198 were closed for a period of time.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
BPD AIU is investigating early morning crash on 198 at the 33. At 4:10am a 2010 Equinox driven by a 19YO female drove the wrong way into a 2012 Kia operated by a 24YO female who was traveling west on 198. Both suffered serious injuries and currently are being treated at ECMC.— Buffalo Police Dept (@BPDAlerts) April 8, 2021