One person ejected from vehicle following accident in Newfane


NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) –  One person was ejected from a vehicle in a two-vehicle crash on East Lake Road Tuesday afternoon.

According to Niagara County Sheriff’s reports, investigation shows that a westbound vehicle had crossed over the center median on East Lake Road, striking a vehicle that was eastbound. The eastbound vehicle rolled several times, coming to rest on the lawn south of the roadway on its roof.

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver of the westbound vehicle was ejected from the vehicle, and the vehicle came to rest on the south side of the roadway.

The driver of the eastbound vehicle was not ejected.

The drivers of both vehicles were airlifted by Mercy Flight to ECMC.

The driver of the westbound vehicle, Linda Brown, 62, of Newfane, is listed in critical condition. The driver of the eastbound vehicle, Frederick Justice, 59, of Lewiston, is being treated for minor injuries.

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