PEMBROKE, N.Y. — Erie County Sheriff's on the scene say a man has died following a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer.

Authorities say around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a car headed eastbound on Main Street (Route 5) crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck a tractor-trailer head-on.

The driver, a male in his mid-50s from the Pembroke area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries and was transported to UMMC in Batavia.

Main St. (Route 5) remains closed near Crittenden Road in the Akron/Pembroke area and will remain closed for a couple of hours, according to authorities, to get the truck out of the area.


Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a crash in Pembroke on Thursday.

The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Wayne Striewing was on Route 5 when he hit a tractor trailer head-on.