Crash shuts down southbound Union Road

A two-car crash shut down the southbound lanes of Union Road Wednesday afternoon. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
A two-car crash shut down the southbound lanes of Union Road Wednesday afternoon. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A two-car crash shut down a portion of Union Road Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. in front of the Polish Villa Restaurant at 2954 Union Road between two vehicles.

Five people in total, including some kids were checked out at the scene by Bellevue firefighters and American Medical Response.

Cheektowaga Police shut down the southbound lanes of Union Road at Vern Lane while crews attended to the scene.  The lanes were closed for about one half-hour.