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Buffalo, NY - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Buffalo, New York - the historical industrial capital of the early 20th Century

Buffalo is located on the shores of Lake Erie in upstate New York. Its fine neoclassical, beaux arts and art deco architecture speak to its history as an industrial capital in the early 20th Century. Its landmarks include the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed open-plan Darwin D. Martin House and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, a Greek Revival museum with works by Picasso and Warhol.

As of 2014, Buffalo is the second most populous city in the state, after New York City, and the metropolitan area is the 53rd largest in the United States.

Buffalo experienced significant growth in the 19th and 20th centuries as a direct result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, supporting its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. Since experiencing an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical and education.

Other Transportation in Buffalo

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority operates Buffalo Niagara International Airport, reconstructed in 1997 and located in the nearby suburb of Cheektowaga.

The Buffalo Metro Rail, also operated by the NFTA, is a 6.4 miles single line light rail system that extends from Erie Canal Harbor in downtown Buffalo to the University Heights district in the northeastern part of the city. The downtown section of the line runs above ground and is free of charge to passengers. North of Theater Station, at the northern end of downtown, the line moves underground, remaining underground until it reaches the northern terminus of the line at University Heights. 

Two train stations, Buffalo-Depew and Buffalo-Exchange Street serve the city, and are operated by Amtrak. 

Major Hospitals and Medical Centers

If you are searching for someone who was injured in an accident in Buffalo, there is a good chance they were taken to one of the following locations for medical treatment.

Go here to read about recent accidents in Buffalo:

Buffalo pedestrian accidents;

Buffalo car accidents;

Buffalo motorcycle accidents;

Buffalo bicycle accidents;

Buffalo bus accidents;

Buffalo boating accidents;

Buffalo train accidents;

Buffalo aircraft accidents;

Buffalo truck accidents.

Where to find legal assistance after a Buffalo injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a New York injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is injured or killed in a collision, a New York accident lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery. 

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Most recent accident reports

Northeast District Buffalo Police Officer Ronald Ammerman suffered non-life threatening injuries about 8:30 a.m. Monday when his patrol car was T-boned by another car as he was responding to a 911 call on Bailey Avenue, authorities said.

Date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Roadway: 
Bailey Avenue

A first-floor apartment in the Vincent Morello Senior Housing complex at 402 95th St. was condemned by the Niagara Falls building inspector after an 84-year-old woman drove her car into the building at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Roadway: 
95th St.
A 52-year-old Buffalo woman died and a city man was injured when they were struck by a car as they walked across Kenmore Avenue, at about 4:55 p.m. Thursday.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Roadway: 
Kenmore Avenue

A drunken driver was charged in the early Wednesday morning crash that killed Daniel S. McParlane, police said.

Robert J. Styn, of West Seneca, no age or exact address given, was charged with driving while intoxicated and released.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Weather may have played a role, but alcohol was behind the arrest of a Buffalo motorist whose car went off Route 219 in the Town of Concord early Wednesday morning, Erie County sheriff’s deputies reported.
Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Roadway: 
Route 219
A 65-year-old Jamestown man was airlifted to a Pennsylvania hospital following a one-car accident in the Chautauqua Town of Ellery, sheriff’s deputies reported today.
Date: 
Sunday, November 24, 2013

A tractor-trailer carrying carpets caught fire around noon Friday on the I-190 near the Clinton-Bailey exit.

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Roadway: 
I-190