A Driver Struck Two Vehicles, Had Two Children with Her, Is Charged With Felony DWI

Modified: February 15, 2018 9:34am

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Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputies were dispatched to the Boston State Road in Boston for reports of an erratic driver who struck two vehicles head-on along the Boston State Road Wednesday night around 10:20 P.M.


While investigating the crashes, Deputy Kuhn observed signs of intoxication from the driver of the vehicle that had hit the two other vehicles.  Brittany Grabowski, 32, of Hamburg, failed multiple standard field sobriety tests and registered a BAC level above the legal limit.


Grabowski was arrested and charged with two felony counts of aggravated DWI-passenger less than 16-years-old, two misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child, misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, reckless endangerment, and reckless endangerment of property. She was additionally charged with DWI – 1st offense and operating a vehicle with a BAC more than .08, both misdemeanors.  Three vehicle and traffic law infractions were also charged.


The defendant is at the Erie County Holding Center pending her arraignment in Boston Town Court on February 15.  The eight and five-year-old children were turned over to their father and Child Protective Services was notified.


No injuries were reported, and the Sheriff’s Crash Investigation Unit is continuing with the investigation.