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21-year-old dies after motorcycle crash on the 33

Police said just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday a motorcycle traveling westbound on the 33 hit a guardrail.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Police Department said a 21-year-old man died after a crash on Route 33 on Saturday near the Best Street exit ramp.

First responders responded to a serious motorcycle crash, prompting the closure of Route 33 West between Humboldt Parkway to Best Street.

Buffalo Police said the motorcycle was traveling west when it struck a guard rail around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The person operating it was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By 6 p.m., police had closed off the road going into downtown Buffalo. The crash happened near the Best Street exit ramp. The 33 reopened around 8:30 p.m.

Police advised motorists to use alternate routes with crews were still on the scene.


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