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Driver crashes into Thruway toll plaza barrier, charged with DWI

An East Amherst man who drove into a crash barrier at the Williamsville toll plaza faces a drunk driving charge.

William E. Tomaschko, 46, struck the barrier between two toll booths with his 2012 Kia at about 3:36 a.m. Monday, State Police said.

Tomaschko’s blood-alcohol content was .10 percent and he was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

He is due in Amherst Town Court at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10.