TOWN OF WALES, NY – A woman was ejected from her vehicle after hitting a guard rail on Big Tree Road (Route 20a), just east of East Aurora on Christmas night. Erie County Sheriff's Office deputies say the vehicle had flipped over and was on fire when they arrived at about 7 p.m.
The 70-year-old driver was taken to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight where she is listed in critical condition.
A dog in the car was turned over to Holland Dog Control.
There is no word on a possible cause as deputies continue to investigate.