Driver dies after head-on collision today in Royalton

Staff Reports Posted 24 August 2021 at 4:26 pm

ROYALTON – The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal accident today on Royalton Center Road at 1:18 p.m.

There was a 2-vehicle accident in front of 4955 Royalton Center Rd. Preliminary investigation shows that one vehicle crossed over the center line while traveling south on Royalton Center Road.

The second vehicle was traveling north on the road and was unable to avoid the first vehicle. The vehicles collided head on.

The driver of first vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle traveling northbound was transported to Eastern Niagara Hospital by Tri Town Ambulance for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit. The names of the drivers involved are being withheld at this time pending notification of the families, the Sheriff’s Office reported.