Two children killed in I-90 crash

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UPDATE (11:45 a.m.):

State Police say a man in his early 30s was driving west on I-90 around 5:30 a.m. Monday when his vehicle hit a guardrail causing it to rollover several times.

Two children, ages 9 and 11, were ejected from the backseat. 

The driver and an adult female passenger were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.

State Police say they have located a second vehicle not involved in the initial accident, but may have unknowingly struck one of the children after he was ejected.

The vehicle was located around 11 a.m. and is at a repair shop in Farmington.

The westbound lanes between exits 42 and 43 have reopened.

Authorities say the victims were traveling home to Buffalo from Brooklyn.

State Police say the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Stay with News 8 and RochesterFirst.com for the latest developments.

ORIGINAL:

Two children, ages 9 and 11, have died after a motor vehicle accident in the westbound lanes on I-90 in the Town of Manchester.

At approximately 5:44 a.m. Monday, the New York State Police responded to the scene of a vehicle overturned and on its side in the right lane.

The children, who were brothers, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The male driver was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in critical condition. An adult female passenger was also taken to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.

The State Police say the victims were from Buffalo.

Authorities are looking for a second vehicle not involved in the initial accident, but may have unknowingly struck one of the children.

Troopers are looking for a green Honda vehicle with some damage to the undercarriage and is leaking fluids.

Anyone with information on this vehicle is asked to call the State Police at 585-389-4100.

The westbound lanes between exits 42 and 43 will remain closed for a few more hours.

Stay with News 8 and RochesterFirst.com for the latest developments.

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