Construction worker taken to ECMC after becoming pinned in vehicle crash


AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Amherst police say a construction worker became pinned between two vehicles after a crash Thursday morning.

The crash happened on Kensington Ave. at Lamarck Dr. in Amherst around 7:50 a.m.

Police say a 19-year-old East Aurora woman was driving north on Lamarck when she collided with another vehicle driven by a 25-year-old Cheektowaga man.

The woman’s vehicle then struck the 56-year-old construction worker, who lives in Niagara Falls.

When this happened, the worker became pinned between her vehicle and a dump truck that was parked in the roadway.

Members of the Snyder Fire Department were able to free him.

The worker suffered a lower leg injury, but it doesn’t appear to be life threatening. He was taken to ECMC.

No one else appears to have been injured.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call police at (716) 689-1311

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