Two Troopers injured in Menacing Incident on Thruway

Incident closed Thruway from Hamburg to Silver Creek

WBEN Newsroom
March 25, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Traffic Diverted on Thruway 3/25
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Hamburg, NY (WBEN) State Police have a suspect in custody after an incident forced a part of the Thruway to close.

Troopers responded to a report of menacing along the Thruway, involving a person with a shotgun. Troopers spotted the vehicle near Hanover. 

While trying to arrest the suspect, two troopers suffered injuries, one a broken hand, the other a neck injury.

The incident caused traffic to be diverted for three hours. 

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