Two Troopers injured in Menacing Incident on Thruway

Traffic Diverted on Thruway 3/25

Hamburg, NY (WBEN) State Police have a suspect in custody after an incident forced a part of the Thruway to close.

Troopers responded to a report of menacing along the Thruway, involving a person with a shotgun. Troopers spotted the vehicle near Hanover. 

While trying to arrest the suspect, two troopers suffered injuries, one a broken hand, the other a neck injury.

The incident caused traffic to be diverted for three hours.