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North Tonawanda teen charged with DWI, fleeing scene of Elba crash

ELBA – A 17–year–old North Tonawanda male was charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident after his vehicle crashed into a building on South Main Street in this Genesee County community just after 11 p.m. Friday.

The teen, who fled on foot and was discovered nearby, also was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, moving from a lane unsafely and operating out of class, Sheriff’s deputies said.

Released on appearance tickets, the suspect is scheduled to appear in Town of Elba Court on Jan. 27.