An Eden man was arrested in his badly damaged pickup on Route 75 about a mile from where he crashed, just south of Hardt Road about 9:20 p.m. Friday, Eden Police said.
Timothy J. Gaul, 65, was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and failing to keep right.
Gaul lost control of the pickup on a curve and and crashed into an embankment, police said. A passing motorist reported the crash to 911.
The suspect, who was taken to the Erie County Medical Center for an examination, reported he had been celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Buffalo, police said.