Head-on collision in Niagara County results in one driver being taken by Mercy Flight

HARTLAND, N.Y. (WIVB)  – A head-on motor vehicle accident in the Town of Hartland Tuesday afternoon resulted in one of the drivers being extricated via the Jaws of Life and taken to the hospital via Mercy Flight.

The accident occurred around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday on Hartland Road when a northbound box truck crossed the center line, causing a head-on collision with the southbound vehicle, Niagara County Sheriff’s reports say.

The southbound vehicle continued off the roadway into a ditch on the west side of the road.

The driver and passenger of the box truck have been identified as 56-year-old Andrea Mason and her 14-year-old grandson from Lancaster. They were both treated and released from ECMC.

The driver and sole occupant of the southbound vehicle, 48-year-old Jennifer Ross of Royalton,  was taken to Strong Memorial in Rochester by Mercy Flight. She is listed in critical condition.

The accident is being investigated by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.


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