Wyoming County driver dies following Wednesday crash

STRYKERSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Following a single car crash in Wyoming County, a 53-year-old Alden man has died.

The man, identified as Michael Colson, reportedly crashed into a tree after he lost control of his vehicle. The car overturned, and when police got to him they called for immediate medical assistance.

First responders rushed the man via ambulance to the Wyoming County Community Hospital and then transferred him immediately by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

Doctors and nurses worked on the man overnight, but Colson died at 4:25 a.m. due to his injuries which he sustained. Investigators are continuing to investigate the accident.

The site of the accident is not far from another fatal accident which killed a 9-year-old girl in Wales on Tuesday night. 

WIVB.com 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s