A driver who got locked out of his running car after it was driven into a ditch in Orchard Park was charged with driving while intoxicated, according to police.
Officers found the vehicle in a ditch on Valley View Road, off Jewett Holmwood Road, at about 3 a.m. Saturday.
Akhtar Sheraz, 25, of Buffalo was taken to the Orchard Park police station where he failed several field sobriety tests and was charged with DWI, driving with a suspended registration, driving an uninspected vehicle and a lane violation, police said.
Sheraz was taken to Mercy Ambulatory Care Center for a blood test. Further charges may be lodged depending on the results of the test, police said.