Westbound expressway, Union Road shut down for police emergency

First responders attend to a scene on the westbound Kensington Expressway on January 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
First responders attend to a scene on the westbound Kensington Expressway on January 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA – A portion of the Union Road overpass and the westbound Kensington Expressway was shut down for a short time Sunday afternoon as first responders attended to a person in crisis.

The incident began around 2:30 pm and was over less than a half-hour later.

One person was transported to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance.

If you or a loved one is in need of help, call 911, or the 24-hour Crisis Services Hotline at 716-834-3131.