It's a Thursday afternoon and rush hour traffic is about to start in Buffalo and Western New York, but a few breaking news items regarding the traffic if you're planning to head home or go somewhere.

According to NITTEC, the I-90 East is closed beyond exit 49 (Depew) because of an accident.

Just a few minutes before the accident was reported at the I-90 East, NITTEC also reported that Route 5 eastbound in Buffalo was closed at Ohio Street due to another accident.

You should plan on using alternate routes for the time being, until crews and law enforcement can help get the main roadways back open.

This posted will be updated as more information is made aware.

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