NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Niagara County Sheriff’s office says they responded to the scene of a head-on vehicle accident Thursday.

Authorities say they responded to the scene on Ridge Road just after 12:05 p.m. after receiving multiple 911 calls. Following a preliminary investigation, authorities say a vehicle heading westbound on Ridge Road crossed over the center line and struck a vehicle head-on traveling eastbound.

One driver was transported to ECMC for serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries. He was later identified as 45-year-old Hilton Maxwell of Newfane. The driver who was not injured has been identified as 77-year-old Gary Watier.

The accident is under investigation.

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