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Wrong-way driver faces DWI charge in Orchard Park

A wrong-way driver had a blood-alcohol level nearly double the legal limit early Sunday in Orchard Park.

A driver seen going the wrong way on a one-way side street was pulled over just after 4:30 a.m. on Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park Police said.

Kevin G. Hale, 30, of Orchard Park, registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent, nearly double the legal limit of .08 percent.

Hale was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation for driving with a suspended license. He also was ticketed for various traffic offenses, police said.