MAJOR THRUWAY ACCIDENT NEAR SILVER CREEK

A major accident near Silver Creek of Interstate 90 this morning has closed the eastbound lanes of the New York State Thruway from Exit 58 near Silver Creek to Exit 57A at Angola.

First-responders, Mercy Flight and Starflight have been involved in assisting those injured in the accident. Some media outlets are reporting fatalities in the crash.

The accident happened before 7:50 this morning.

Currently, all traffic is being rerouted. The detour is as follows: Exit at Interchange 58 (Silver Creek) and take Route 20 east to Eden Evans Center Road, then take Eden Evans Center Road east and re-enter the Thruway at Exit 57A (Eden-Angola).