PEMBROKE, N.Y. (WIVB) — An accident between two tractor trailers has caused a fire and a part of I-90 westbound to be closed, according to New York State Police.

According to police, one of the trucks was driving partially on the shoulder at a reduced speed just after 12 p.m. Thursday when it was struck by another tractor trailer in the right lane.

A fuel tank on the striking tractor trailer ruptured and the truck caught fire. The driver of that truck suffered minor injuries and is being treated for smoke inhalation. The other driver was not injured.

The left lane in the area has been reopened and the traffic diversion at Exit 48 has been removed.

Photo: Barbara Cavalieri

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