Car goes into flames following crash on NYS Thruway

WESTMERE, N.Y. — Traffic was at a standstill after a fire broke out on the NYS Thruway following an accident in Upstate New York Saturday afternoon.

Smoke can be seen coming from the car by the Crossgates Mall ramp in Westmere.

A driver on scene told PIX11 News that traffic had been at a standstill.

Police and firefighters were on scene.

It is unknown if there were any injuries.