CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Losson Road in Cheektowaga was shut down for four hours on Friday after a three-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.
Police say just before 4 p.m., a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Adrianne Hettinger of Cheektowaga veered into the westbound lane, colliding head-on with a vehicle driven by 66-year-old Frank Addeo of Lancaster. Addeo's vehicle was then struck from behind by a vehicle driven by 28-year-old James Miller of Silver Creek.
Hettinger had her two children with her, a 7-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy. Both were rushed to Women and Children's Hospital, where the 3-year-old was later pronounced dead. Her 7-year-old son was admitted to the hospital with minor injuries. Hettinger was taken to ECMC and admitted for minor injuries.
Addeo was taken to ECMC with minor injuries and admitted. Miller suffered minor injuries but was treated at this scene.
At this time, no charges have been filed, but the investigation into the crash continues. Cheektowaga Police ask that anyone who witnessed the accident call investigators at 686-3510.
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