December 14, 2013- Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a two vehicle serious injury crash.
50 yr. old, Lori Burgos, from the City of Lackawanna, NY, was driving, westbound, on Rt. 5, in the town of Brant, where she lost control of her 2000 Ford Contour and entered the eastbound lane of Rt. 5. Upon entering the eastbound lane her vehicle was struck by a 2004 Ford Expedition, driven by 53 yr. old, Tracey Irvin, from Silver Creek, NY.
Ms. Burgos was transported to Erie County Medical Center, by Rural Metro Ambulance, where she is listed in critical condition. A passenger in Ms. Burgos’ vehicle, 58 yr. old, Debbie Higgins, from Derby, NY, and Ms. Irvin were transported to Lakeshore Hospital, by Village of Farnham Fire Company, for minor injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.