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Three extricated from vehicle hit by semi trailer

Three people were extricated from a vehicle that was struck by a semi trailer Wednesday afternoon on Route 16 in the Town of Sardinia, Erie County Sheriff’s officials said.

The Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a call about the crash at 1:12 p.m.

Deputies responded to the scene and were assisted by state troopers.

Three victims were extricated from the vehicle and transported to Erie County Medical Center.

The the extent of the injuries were not immediately available. There were not reports that the driver of the semi was injured.

The sheriff’s Crash Investigation Unit was on scene through the afternoon.

Route 16, between Allen and Route 39, was closed in both directions due to the accident.