Wrong-way crash on Route 198 hospitalizes both drivers

Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An early morning crash caused backups on Route 198 and the westbound lanes of Route 33.

Buffalo police say a 19-year-old woman was traveling the wrong way around 4 a.m. when her 2010 Chevy Equinox hit a 2012 Kia head-on.

The 19-year-old woman and the other driver, a 24-year-old woman, both suffered serious injuries and were taken to ECMC. One had to be rushed into surgery.

Police did not provide details on their injuries or conditions.

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