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A motorist was seriously injured early this morning in a one car-crash on the Robert Moses Parkway in Niagara Falls, state police reported.

The motorist was traveling west between the Power Authority Intakes and John Daley Boulevard about 1:20 a.m., when his vehicle went off the north side of the road and struck a guide rail. The driver overcorrected his steering, causing the vehicle to strike the curb and a snow bank on the south side of the road, and then became airborne and rolled over, state police said.

The vehicle then landed in the snow-covered area just north of the eastbound lane.

The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and was located about 36 feet west of the car.

The driver, identified as Brian M. Smead, was transported via Rural Metro Ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition, with a broken hip, cuts and bruises.

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