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One dead, one critical after three-car crash in Hamburg

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a crash involving three vehicles Friday afternoon on Southwestern Boulevard in Hamburg.

Hamburg Town Police responded to the accident at 2:23 p.m. on Southwestern near Pleasant Avenue. Volunteers from Lake Shore, Lake View, Scranton and Hamburg fire companies extricated passengers from one of the vehicles.

One person died, and another remains in critical condition, police said. Other passengers sustained injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police said more information will be released pending the notification of family members and investigation by the Accident Investigation Unit.