A major accident on a snowy highway: faced 20 cars, 1 dead

A major accident on a snowy highway: faced 20 cars, 1 dead

More than 20 vehicles collided at 90 highway of new York. At the moment we know that one of the participants of the accident died. Another man hospitalized. Many were seriously injured.

The incident occurred Tuesday around 4 PM. Four-hour storm seriously reduce visibility and, apparently, led to a massive collision.

According to the police of the state of new York, who died in a crash in Cheektowaga – 64-year-old Edward Torres of the Elbe. The preliminary cause of the accident is called weather conditions.

Genesee County man identified as driver who died in blizzard Thruway pileup https://t.co/DZKVeCzQ6e pic.twitter.com/BrMDYsWpmv

— The Buffalo News (@TheBuffaloNews) January 3, 2018

«People from Genesee County was identified as the driver who died in a car accident because of the storm.»

Investigators announced that the accident at the 90th forced the driver of the tractor trailer to brake sharply. Torres was unable to stop in time and crashed into a tractor trailer. The man was taken to medical center where he was declared dead.

«All of a sudden started to slide,» said injured in the accident Tammy Dong. «Actually, I decided to slow down in a ditch because he saw a truck crashed into the car in front of me. So I know that my car don’t hit anything».