2 morning accidents seen on Hyde Park Boulevard before Noon

(Photo courtesy Jerry Ciccarelli)

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — Witnesses say two accidents occurred on Hyde Park Boulevard in Niagara Falls Tuesday morning.

Police say a vehicle collided into a pedestrian just before 7 a.m on Hyde Park Boulevard and Sherwood Avenue. Witnesses say they saw police throw up crime scene tape and bring investigators to the field.

Officers with the Niagara Falls Police Department say a 69-year-old attempted to cross Hyde Park Boulevard when a 26-year-old man in a Buick Regal attempted to turn off of Sherwood Avenue onto Hyde park Boulevard, striking the pedestrian.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries, a broken clavicle and broken ribs. First responders rushed the man to the Erie County Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition. Police investigation continues into that crash.

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Witnesses also say a tractor-trailer crashed head-on into a Jeep on the road near Lafayette Avenue. The scene appeared to be clear hours later. Police have yet to comment about that crash.

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(Photo courtesy Jerry Ciccarelli)

News 4 will have more information when it becomes available.

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