Second person in Royalton accident dies from injuries

Staff Reports Posted 26 November 2020 at 1:45 pm

ROYALTON – The driver of one of the vehicles in fatal collision in Royalton on Wednesday evening has died, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported today in an update from this morning.

A child was also killed in the accident, and four other children remain in intensive care with two children in critical condition in the pediatric intensive care unit at Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Another child is in guarded and critical condition in the PICU, and the fourth child is in guarded condition, but stable in the Intermediate Care Unit, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the vehicle with the children was pronounced dead at ECMC, and the front passenger is listed in stable condition in the trauma ICU at ECMC.

The sole occupant of the other vehicle was treated and released from Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. That vehicle was southbound on Griswold Street and failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Lewiston Road and Griswold Street.

That caused the collision with the other vehicle with seven occupants that was eastbound on Lewiston Road, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Names of all the parties involved are not being released at this time.