Car goes airborne in South Transit Road crash

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A driver apparently suffered a medical condition Wednesday morning, before his vehicle drifted off a roadway and crashed.

New York State Police say 70-year-old Donald Ficarra was driving on South Transit Road in the Town of Lockport when his vehicle went off the road, hit a culvert pipe and went airborne before landing on the opposite side of the roadway.

Mercy Flight transported Ficarra to Erie County Medical Center, where he is in stable condition with non life-threatening injuries.

No charges will be filed against the driver. 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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