A 21-year-old motorist who drove into a house in Alden early today had a blood-alcohol content that was more than three times the legal limit, Erie County sheriff’s deputies reported.
Zachary E. Olejniczak of Alden was heading north on Two Rod Road, shortly before 12:30 a.m., when he failed to stop at the intersection of Westwood Road, deputies said. His car went across the road and crashed into a home at 11664 Westwood Road, causing significant damage to the foundation.
The people who live there were home at the time but not injured, deputies said.
Olejniczak wasn’t injured either, deputies said. He submitted to a chemical breath test, which revealed a BAC reading of .25; the legal limit is .08.
Olejniczak was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated – for a BAC level of .18 or more, speeding, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to maintain vehicle in traffic lane and obstructed windshield. He was released, pending an appearance in Alden Town Court.