Preliminary investigation reveals that a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, operated by a 17-year-old, was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 in Brighton, when in the area of the former Brighton tolls, the sedan came into contact with two passenger vehicles during its travel. The Chevrolet then crashed into the tractor-trailer which was stopped on Route 90 due to a vehicular equipment malfunction.
Initial reports from the scene were that an operator had been ejected, however further investigation revealed the driver of the truck was outside of his vehicle inspecting the malfunction when the sedan struck the tractor-trailer, pinning the operator of the truck between the two vehicles. The operator of the truck was a 30-year-old man from West New York, N.J. The operator of the sedan was transported to St. Elizabeth’s medical center with minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.