Two crashes in the southbound and northbound lanes of the I-190 near the Niagara Street exit are causing traffic problems this morning.

In the first crash reported at 7:18 a.m., two motorists were injured in the southbound lane of the 190. They were taken to local hospitals, fire officials said.

As firefighters were leaving the scene of that crash about 7:30 a.m., another crash occurred in the northbound lane nearby.

No reports were available on injuries in that crash,