Crash involving at least 75 vehicles reported outside Buffalo as blizzard warning issued

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LANCASTER, N.Y. — Media outlets in Buffalo, New York, are reporting that at least 75 vehicles were involved in a crash on the Thruway in Lancaster.

Video appears to show dozens of vehicles and trucks involved in the snowy accident.

One person was killed in the crash; several others were taken to the hospital.

According to WIVB, Lancaster Emergency Management said at least 75 vehicles were involved in the accident; however, the Erie County Executive’s Office said it is believed at least 22 vehicles were involved.

A travel advisory has been issued for the area.

There is a blizzard warning for Metro Buffalo through 1 a.m. Wednesday.

 

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