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AMHERST, N.Y. — UPDATE: Officials with Oishei Children’s Hospital tell 2 On Your Side, as of Saturday night all 5 children have been released.
UPDATE: Officials with Oishei Children’s Hospital tell 2 On Your Side, as of 4:45 Friday Afternoon 4 of the 5 children have been released.
Multiple people were hurt in a rollover accident involving a school bus on the I-290 in Amherst.
The accident happened on the I-290 eastbound between Harlem Road and Main Street just before 8:00 a.m. on Friday.
Amherst Police say that all occupants of the bus were treated at the scene and then transported to local hospitals. They say the injuries appear non-life threatening. One adult, not the driver of the bus, was taken to ECMC in serious condition.
It’s not known how many people were on the bus at the time of the accident or their ages.
Police are requesting motorists to avoid that area of the I-290 EB near Sheridan and Harlem.
They’re also asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident, or have video, to contact the Amherst Police Accident Investigation Unit at: 716-689-1355.
From TrafficTracker 2's Dave Cash:AVOID the 290 East from 990 to Main St – a schoolbus rollover accident with injuries at Sheridan/Harlem has traffic at a standstill & backed up to the 990. Accident on the 190 North at Smith Street still has traffic backed up to the 90. @WGRZ pic.twitter.com/RunxTkLn6E
[AMHERST POLICE, NY] — MEDIA RELEASE : SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT #APDMedia @wgrz @news4buffalo @wkbw @SPECNews1BUF@thebuffalonews @wben @wbfo @wnynews @wnynewsnow @FOX29Buffalo pic.twitter.com/fPKhzJkt0j
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