Injured coyote found, taken away from I-290

(Photo courtesy of the Amherst Police Department on Facebook)

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Amherst helped an Animal Control Officer after an injured coyote was found on the I-290.

Officers were at the scene Tuesday morning

It is not clear why the coyote was there, or what caused its injuries.

The animal was taken to the SPCA. 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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