New York

Three People Injured in Accident at Genesee St in Cheektowaga, NY

August 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Old Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, NY, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Cheektowaga Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
Genesee St
Injuries Sustained

Various injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck struck a vehicle, veered from there had and crashed into a building

What Happened

New York State Police are investigating a crash that injured three people at Genesee St in Cheektowaga, NY on August 7th, 2023. Police say the incident involved an eastbound semi-truck colliding with a passenger car under unclear circumstances. The vehicle then collided with a nearby building, leaving both drivers with suspected non-life-threatening injuries. A child in the tractor-trailer was also hospitalized with minor injuries. Officials say the operator of the passenger car was cited for failure to yield and unsafe lane change. Additional information was not immediately available.

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