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Two-car crash shuts down northbound Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst

Posted at 11:42 AM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 14:10:27-04

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Amherst Police say a two-car crash occurred on Niagara Falls Boulevard between Tonawanda Creek Road and E Robinson Road in Amherst around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police a dark colored Nissan driven by a 46-year-old male from Youngstown, Ohio struck a Buick driven by a 70-year-old male from North Tonawanda.

The 46-year-old driver of the Nissan was taken to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries and the 70-year-old driver of the Buick was treated and released at the scene according to police.

Police say the crash is under investigation and charges are pending against the driver.

A witness tells our crew the car that rolled over was going "at least 80 MPH."

The northbound lanes of Niagara Falls Boulevard are closed right in front of the Wegmans/Kohls plaza in that area with no word on when they will reopen.