Skyway Reopens Following Incident

12:50 PM, Nov 4, 2012   |    comments
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BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Skyway is now back open following a police incident Saturday afternoon.

Traffic headed into the City of Buffalo was heavily backed up until about 4 p.m.

Many drivers had to drive around the Skyway on Ohio Street, Louisiana Street and the Thruway.

Buffalo Police say that a man, believed to be in his 20s, left an apparent suicide note in his vechicle before jumping into the water shortly before 2 p.m. He was found dead by crews.

Buffalo Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time.

A number of crews worked to get traffic moving again Saturday afternoon.

NITTEC tells us all lanes are now open and traffic is moving normally.

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