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A Buffalo man was injured Friday evening as he was attempting to direct traffic around his stranded semi truck on Packard Road, Niagara Town police reported.

The 71-year-old man was struck by a motorist traveling east on Packard Road, and he was taken to Erie County Medical Center with severe injuries to his leg, arm and head.

Niagara Town police reported that they responded at about 5:20 p.m. They said appeared the man was trying to direct traffic for his semi that was stuck in snow in the driveway of 6000 Packard Road.

Police did not identify the injured man or the driver of the vehicle that struck him.

The investigation is continuing.

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