posted on February 09, 2012 07:16
A fatal accident on the New York State Thruway between Pembroke and Buffalo.
A tractor trailer and cargo van crashed around 11 last night.
The accident occurred in the westbound lane, inside Erie County. in the west bound lane just inside Erie County.
The driver of the cargo van was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the big rig was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Troopers said both vehicles ran off the road and rolled over.
The accident shut down the westbound lane of the I-90 for almost three hours.
State Police have not identified the driver of the van as they are still attempting to notify family.