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Crash in City of Tonawanda leads to aggravated DWI arrest

Maria Hastings (Provided by City of Tonawanda Police Department)

A City of Tonawanda woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after her car crashed into another car that was pulling into a parking space on Main Street Thursday night, City of Tonawanda police said Saturday.

Police said Maria L. Hastings, 52, hit the side of a car driven by a North Tonawanda man just after 9 p.m. Thursday. Neither was injured.

Hastings admitted to police that she had been drinking and was taken into custody, police said. At the police station, a breath test indicated her blood alcohol content was .21 percent, more than twice the legal limit for drinking and driving.

She was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, unsafe lane change and driving left of pavement markings. She was being held on $250 bail.


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