Olean woman facing DWI, vehicular assault charges for crash in Dunkirk


DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 19-year-old from Olean is facing a slew of charges for her involvement in a crash in Dunkirk.

It happened near the intersection of E. 7th St, Maple and Grant avenues.

When Dunkirk police arrived at the scene, they found a 25-year-old woman with serious injuries.

Police say she was hit by a car that drove up over a sidewalk and onto a lawn.

The driver, Kristiana Rivera, was charged with vehicular assault, DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and criminal mischief.

She damaged an electronic keypad for a door at the police headquarters.

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