******UPDATED INFORMATION********** State Police are continuing their investigation of a five vehicl
Lancaster, NY – On Thursday, June 8, 2017, at approximately 9:44 a.m., State Police were dispatched to investigate a serious injury multiple vehicle accident which occurred on (I-90) between Exit 48a (Pembroke) and Exit 49 (Depew). The accident occurred between a 2016 Freightliner box truck traveling westbound, the truck struck the rear of a 2009 Honda also traveling westbound being operated by Ellen M. Volpe, age 45, of Rochester, NY., who was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator’s vehicle continued westbound striking multiple other vehicles. One person involved in the accident was transported to a local hospital with non-life threating injuries. The accident is being reconstructed by the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) and is still under investigation.