**UPDATE** The 290 has reopened. Expect minor delays.

An early morning accident has shut down part of the 290 heading Westbound near Colvin Boulevard.

Police are currently on the scene of an early morning accident on the 290 westbound near the Gold Dome. Town of Tonawanda police responded to a report of a serious accident just after Midnight this morning.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident. As of this report, the 290 heading west between Niagara Falls Boulevard/Exit 3 and Colvin Boulevard/Exit 2 is closed.

We will continue to update you as more information is released.