Fatal motor vehicle accident in Royalton this afternoon
ROYALTON – There was a fatal motor vehicle accident on Mill Road in Royalton this afternoon, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 1:51 p.m. about an accident at the 7800 block of Mill Road.
The initial investigation by deputies at the scene revealed that a 2011 Honda was traveling northeast on Mill Road when it crossed the center line and entered the southwest bound lane.
The vehicle continued across the southwest bound lane and exited the roadway’s edge. The vehicle then struck an earthen embankment and overturned. The Honda continued a short distance across the grass where it ultimately came to rest against a stand of trees, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
The driver of the vehicle succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the driver involved is being withheld at this time pending notification to family.
An investigation by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit is continuing.