“Runaway boat and trailer” briefly close Route 98

(Photo: Alecia Kaus)

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A “runaway boat and trailer” briefly caused a traffic issue on Route 98 in Batavia Tuesday morning, according to News 4 sources.

The trailer became unhitched from a pickup truck, according to the Genesee County Sheriff’s office.

Sources say the driver was coming from the Elmira area.

Both lanes of the road were closed for a short time as the boat and trailer were loaded onto a flatbed truck, sources say.

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