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DWI charged in Orchard Park head-on collision

A head-on collision between two vehicles Thursday evening in Orchard Park resulted in a Derby woman being charged with driving while intoxicated and sent both drivers to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Orchard Park police reported.

Diane Kester, 49, failed to keep her vehicle on the right side of California Road, near Ellis Road, shortly before 7:15 p.m. Thursday, police said. Her vehicle collided with the other one. Air bags deploy in both vehicles.

Kester was taken to Erie County Medical Center, while the other driver, from North Tonawanda, was taken to the Mercy Ambulatory Care Center. Police described both drivers’ injuries as minor.

Besides DWI, Kester also was charged with failure to keep right. Further charges are pending, police said.

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