Three Hurt In I-86 Crash

Image by New York State Police.

NORTH HARMONY – Three people were hurt following vehicle crash on Interstate-86 in the Town of North Harmony Friday afternoon. 

New York State Police Captain Eric Balon says the crash happened in the westbound lane of the highway.








Two people in a SUV involved were taken via ambulance to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital, while the third person was airlifted via medical helicopter to Hamot Medical Center for her injuries.  

Balon says his department’s investigation found that the driver of the vehicle likely fell asleep, causing the crash. 









State Police were assisted by the Chautauqua and Ashville and Bemus Point Fire Departments; along with Chautauqua County Medic 73. 

 















Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WNY News Now mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

 

Have a news tip? Email newsdesk@WNYNewsNow.com, send us a message on Facebook, or Twitter.

WNY News Now encourages an open exchange of opinions and ideas on our stories, however, we ask everyone to follow our comment policy.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.