Woman critically injured in Cheektowaga car crash near airport
By Keith McShea / Feb 13, 2020
A Buffalo woman was critically injured Wednesday in a motor vehicle crash on Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, according to the Cheektowaga Police Department.
The 34-year-old female was driving eastbound on Genesee, just east of Holtz Drive near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Wednesday when her 2012 Dodge Journey crossed over into the westbound lanes. Her vehicle struck a 2019 Freightliner delivery truck, which was operated by a 47-year-old male.
The female was extricated from her vehicle by Hy-View Fire District No. 8 of Cheektowaga and then taken via ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where she was listed in critical condition Thursday afternoon. The driver of the truck had minor injures.
The accident is still under investigation.
The Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit asks that anyone who witnessed the accident to please contact them at 686-3580.