One person dead in 75-vehicle crash on Buffalo Thruway

At least one other has been seriously injured

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB-TV) - UPDATE: At least one person has died in the 75-car pileup on the eastbound Thruway near Exits 49 and 50 in Buffalo. One other person has been seriously injured.

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PREVIOUSLY: At least 75 vehicles were involved in an accident on the Thruway in Lancaster.

The accident occurred on the eastbound portion of the highway, near Exits 49 and 50 in Buffalo. 

The I-90 eastbound is congested for more than seven miles.

New York State Police say there were injuries, but specific details on them were not released.

A travel advisory has been issued for northern Erie County, including all of Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Lancaster, Alden, and areas north to the Erie/Niagara County line.

The travel advisory is due to the National Weather Service Buffalo Blizzard warning.

Due to whiteout conditions, no unnecessary travel is advised.

Head over to WIVB-TV for more updates. 


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