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April 7, 2014

Three injured in four-vehicle crash

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — A four-vehicle crash on South Transit Road sent three people to the hospital Monday morning.

South bound lanes of South Transit Road were closed off for about two hours after the 6:19 a.m. crash near the entrance of The Village manufactured housing park.

New York State police report that Steven Seiler, 27 of Lockport, made a left turn from The Village onto South Transit, into the path of a northbound vehicle, causing a four-vehicle collision.

Seiler was treated and released from Eastern Niagara Hospital — Lockport.

Also injured were a 49-year-old Lockport woman, who was transported by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of neck and back pain, and a 36-year-old Cheektowaga man who was treated and released from ECMC after being taken there by ambulance. 

The fourth vehicle operator, a 29-year-old man from Williamsville, and his 3-year-old son escaped injury, according to police.

Investigation of the accident is ongoing.

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