NYS trooper seriously injured in I-90 crash

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– New York State Police say they are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a state police vehicle on the I-90 in the northbound lane.

The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. Saturday.

Officials tell us the trooper was on the side of the road, investigating another crash at the time of the incident.

“A preliminary investigation has determined that the State Trooper was parked on the shoulder, investigating an unrelated accident, at mile marker 7.6.  The Trooper was awaiting a tow for a Budget rental truck when the Dodge Charger patrol car was struck from behind by a Chevrolet Tahoe,” NYSP said. “The collision caused the troop car to be pushed into the rental truck.”

The trooper was taken to Erie County Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The two occupants of the Chevy Tahoe were transported to ECMC for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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