6 people hurt in Amherst accident

Six people were hurt, including two children in an accident on Eggert Road and Main Street Friday

AMHERST, NY-- Six people, including two children were hurt following a multi-vehicle accident in Amherst Friday morning.

The accident happened around 8am at the intersection of Eggert Road and Main Street.

Amherst Police tell 2 On Your Side's Emily Lampa a driver had a medical emergency and that, in turn, caused a chain reaction accident. 

A 13-year-old passenger and a five-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles were taken to Women and Children's Hospital for head and back injuries. 

There's no word yet on the injuries of the four other people.

The accident remains under investigation by police.  ​ ​Anyone​ ​who witnessed the accident should contact Amherst​ ​Police​ ​Department​ ​at​ 716-​689-1311. 

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