AMHERST, NY - A major accident between a dump truck and a pick-up truck temporarily shut down Campbell Boulevard at North French in Amherst Friday at about 10 a.m.
The 2 On Your Side crew at the site of the incident said there was severe damage to the pick-up truck's hood.
The pick-up truck made a left hand turn into the path of the dump truck, which was traveling south on Campbell. Bret E. Tramposch, 58, of Getzville, the driver of the pick-up truck, had to be extricated by members of the Getzville Fire Company. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of a spinal fracture, broken ribs and multiple other injuries.
The driver of the dump truck, William K. Wheeler, 58, of Middleport, was not hurt.