Megabus Accident Outside Buffalo, NY

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LANCASTER, NY - New York State Police say a double-decker Megabus was involved in a weather-related accident on the I-90 early Thursday morning.

Captain Mike Nigrelli tells 2 On Your Side the cause of the accident appears to be an unsafe lane change combined with weather conditions.

It was snowing, and there were high winds at the time of the crash.

According to State Police, 12 passengers and one driver were on board.  Seven people were taken to ECMC.  The driver and one passenger were sent to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  Four people were treated at the scene.  The most serious injury was a broken shoulder. 

The accident happened around 3:15 a.m. on the I-90 westbound near the Lancaster/Depew exit.

The bus was traveling from New York City to Toronto.

No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

Stay with wgrz.com and 2 On Your Side for updates.

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