Two drivers crash into guide rails, both charged with DWI

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – In separate crashes, two drivers crashed into guide rails, and deputies say both were driving drunk.

Monday night around 7 p.m., the Erie County Sheriff’s Office took 22-year-old Alexis Raepple of Grand Island into custody for DWI after she crashed into a guide rail on Whitehaven Road at the ramp for I-190. Her BAC was reportedly .23 percent, which is almost three times the legal limit.

Then in Buffalo around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies stopped 37-year-old Raymone Speed of Buffalo from driving the wrong way onto Rt. 33. Authorities say Speed had crashed into a guide rail on East Delevan Avenue while driving drunk and then tried driving the wrong way down a ramp onto Rt. 33 in his heavily damaged vehicle. Speed refused a breath test. 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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