All lanes of the westbound side of the Thruway between Batavia and Pembroke are blocked following a fiery crash reported at 12:46 p.m., according to the New York Thruway Authority.
Traffic must exit at Exit 48 in Batavia.
According to scanner listeners on Twitter, the crash involves multiple tractor-trailers with one on fire. Hazmat crews were being sent to deal with a fuel spill.
Traffic camera footage from NITTEC showed smoke rising from a distance.
A video posted on Facebook shortly after the crash by a bystander showed a truck completely engulfed in flames, with heavy black smoke pouring out.