2 hospitalized after tractor-trailer and vehicle collide in Batavia

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Friday night after a tractor-trailer and a vehicle collided in Batavia, police officials said.

Police said the double tandem tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on Route 63 when it collided with a Ford sedan traveling south on Jackson Street on the passenger side after it allegedly ran a red light.

Batavia fire officials said the two occupants of the sedan were pinned inside and needed to be extricated. Both were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester via ambulance with serious injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured, according to police.

An investigation into the crash remains ongoing and charges are pending.

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