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Fleeing driver charged with DWI after stranding car in yard

An Orchard Park man was arrested Saturday night after police said his SUV became stuck in a yard on Angle Road and he ran away but was found by police a short time later.

Norman Gajewski, 65, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, moving from the traffic lane unsafely and speeding, police said.

A breath test showed Gajewski had an blood alcohol content of 0.25 percent, more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent, according to police.

Police said officers, responding to a call of a one-vehicle accident at 7:17 p.m., found Gajewski’s 2005 GMC stuck in the yard. He was released on $100 bail.