Tyre, NY (October 20, 2019) – Around 12:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to a fatal accident that closed down part of the New York State Thruway in Tyre.
Police claim that the accident involved multiple vehicles that collided in the area of the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge.
Two of the victims involved in the accident were airlifted to a hospital in Rochester while another was taken to a Syracuse hospital by ambulance. One victim died at the scene and another tragically passed away at the hospital.
One victim is in critical condition and the others are expected to make a full recovery. It is believed that the accident was caused by a wrong-way driver.
The eastbound lanes of the roadway were closed for several hours. The victims have not been identified and the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
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