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Driver faces numerous charges after crash in Yates

Posted 12 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Press release, Orleans County Undersheriff Steve Smith

LYNDONVILLE – A Lyndonville man is facing numerous traffic charges after crashing his car Friday evening in the Town of Yates.

The incident occurred at about 6:30 p.m. in the 12400 block of Platten Road.  Antonio F. Lopez, 23, was operating a 2005 Chevrolet SUV. He was travelling east when he lost control.  The vehicle crossed the center line, left the north side of the roadway and struck a fire hydrant. Lopez, the sole occupant, was not injured.

He is charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd, and numerous other vehicle and traffic charges. He is scheduled to appear in Town of Yates Court on April 16.

The incident was investigated by Deputy K.J. Colonna, assisted by Deputy D.S. Klips and Deputy J.J. Cole.