5 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Seneca Indian reservation
CATTARAUGUS INDIAN RESERVATION, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say five people have been taken to a hospital after their vehicles collided on a road in a Seneca Nation of Indians territory in western New York.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded around 8 p.m. Monday to a report of multiple injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 438 on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, located 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Buffalo
Fire and ambulance crews from the Seneca Nation were removing occupants from both heavily damaged vehicles when the deputies arrived on the scene.
Officials say the two occupants from one vehicle were airlifted to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo for treatment of serious injuries.
Deputies say three occupants of the second vehicle were transported to ECMC for treatment of non-life-threating injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.