Multiple injuries after school bus involved in crash on ramp from Harlem Road to I-290

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are investigating a crash involving a school bus on the ramp from Harlem Road to the eastbound I-290 with confirmed injuries to occupants of the vehicle, the Amherst Police Department announced.

Police said the injured occupants were treated on-scene and then transported to ECMC and Oishei Children’s Hospital. The injuries appear non-life-threatening.

The crash closed down the ramp shortly before 8 a.m., and the right lane of I-290 eastbound is still closed as of 9 a.m.

It’s not currently clear what led to the incident, but drivers are asked to avoid I-290 eastbound between Sheridan and Main Street as well as the area around Sheridan and Harlem.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or may have video of the incident is asked to contact Amherst police at 716-689-1355.

A News 4 crew is on the scene and working to learn more.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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