BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo woman who allegedly struck two pedestrians while driving drunk was arraigned on Sunday, according to the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.
Schvonne Mushat, 35, of Buffalo, was arraigned on one count of first-degree vehicular assault and one count of driving while intoxicated.
Police say the incident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday around the 400 block of East Amherst Street.
The two male victims, a 37-year-old and a 58-year-old, both of Buffalo, were transported to ECMC. The 37-year-old was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released, while the 58-year-old remains hospitalized.
Mushat is scheduled to return Oct. 28 for a felony hearing. She faces a maximum of seven years in prison.
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