(Updated) Cheektowaga Police Investigating Serious Crash on Genesee St.
Updated: Feb 18
UPDATED: On February 16, 2020, the driver of the Dodge Journey passed away from her injuries at ECMC. The deceased was Sarah K. Cole of Buffalo, NY. The driver of the truck was Xin Wang of Bayside, NY.
On February 12, 2020, at approximately 1041 PM, a serious motor vehicle accident occurred on Genesee St, just east of Holtz Dr. A 2012 Dodge Journey was eastbound on Genesee St when the operator, a 34-year-old female from Buffalo, crossed over into the westbound lanes and struck a 2019 Freightliner deliver truck, operated by a 47-year-old male. The female was extricated by Hy-View Fire District 8 and was then transported by AMR ambulance to ECMC where she is listed in critical condition. The driver of the truck had minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation.
If anyone witnessed the accident, please contact the Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit at 686-3580.