NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person is dead after an accident involving three vehicles in the Town of Newstead Thursday morning.
The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on Maple Road near Koepsel Road.
The victim was later identified as 21-year-old Lockport resident Trinity Castrechino. Investigators say Castrechino’s vehicle was headed south on Maple Rd. when it crossed into the other lane and struck a northbound vehicle head-on.
A third vehicle that couldn’t avoid the crash scene collided with the northbound vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle struck by Castrechino’s was taken to ECMC for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the third vehicle was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital, while the passenger was evaluated at the scene and released. Neither suffered life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.