BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A driver made it out of her vehicle before it started on fire, and now she is facing drunk driving charges. Emergency responders were called to Route 20 in the Town of Ripley just before 3 a.m. Saturday.
Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies and Ripley Firefighters arrived on the scene after a vehicle involved in a crash started on fire. Driver 27-year-old Amanda Alford had made it out of the vehicle and the fire department put out the flames.
Deputies say they investigated the incident and arrested Alford for DWI, Common Law DWI, third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Move from Lane Unsafely. She will appear in Ripley Court at a later date.
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