Vehicle drifts off I-290, strikes guardrail and flips on side

Crash image from NITTEC

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – A vehicle drifted off I-290 East, struck a guardrail and flipped on its side Monday morning. The driver needed to be extricated from the car, according to Amherst Police.

The crash happened near the I-990 overpass around 7:30 a.m. Traffic was tied up until 8:50 a.m.

The driver was transported to Erie County Medical Center. The extent of the driver’s injuries are unknown.

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