Alleged drunk driver hits car that was stopped for school bus

ALLEGANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 27-year-old Allegany man was charged with DWI after crashing into a vehicle that was stopped behind a school bus.

Deputies say Dustin Cooney was driving on 4 Mile Road in Allegany on March 11 when he allegedly passed a vehicle before re-entering the driving lane and crashing into the back of a vehicle that had stopped for a school bus that had its red lights activated.

The incident happened at 8:00 in the morning.

Cooney is charged with passing unsafely, following too closely, unlicensed operator, and driving while intoxicated.

He is due back in court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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