Tractor trailer crash closes I-90 West during commute

Mike Bradley sent in this Report It photo from a crash on I-90 West

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Friday morning was another tough commute for some drivers in western New York.

A portion of the westbound Thruway reopened around 9 a.m. Friday, after a tractor trailer crash closed it during the morning commute. In the included Report It photo from Mike Bradley, you can see the tractor trailer crash that caused five miles of backups. The crash happened near Exit 48 A.

Several major roadways had backups throughout the morning. There were reports of accidents and backups on I-190, I-290, Route 33, Route 5 and several ramps. Congestion started to clear on major roadways around 9 a.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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