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Route 219 reopens after multi-vehicle accident

Route 219 southbound has reopened after a multi-vehicle accident Thursday morning that reportedly injured several people.

The accident occurred at about 6:40 a.m. on the overpass near the Lackawanna toll barrier, according to police reports. Extremely icy conditions have been reported by police responding to the scene.

There are unconfirmed reports of several people, including a pregnant woman, being transported to local hospitals, including Erie County Medical Center and Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. Those injuries were described as non-life-threatening.