Oct 23, 2014 8:11 AM
Deadly head-on accident in Amherst
AMHERST - A woman driving a Nissan Sentra died Wednesday after colliding head-on with a tractor trailer.
Police say, speed is to blame.
According to police, it was about 12:30 p.m. when the female driver who was headed west at a high rate of speed on Route 101A in front of a plaza with the Style Salon and J. August Jewelry Consignment stores and sideswiped a Honda Civic. She then drove head-on into gravel truck.
Police say the woman died on impact.
The driver has not yet been identified pending family notification.
The driver of the Honda Civic and the tractor trailer were taken to a hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
Route 101A was shut down for several hours.
Police are still investigating.