Alleged drunk driver who crashed had teen in car

ROYALTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Niagara County man is accused of driving drunk with a 16-year-old child in his vehicle when he crashed into a parked car on Dale Road in the Town of Royalton on Thursday.

Troopers were called to the scene around 10 p.m., where they placed 39-year-old Christopher McOmber under arrest for felony aggravated DWI under Leandra’s Law. State Police say McOmber refused a breath test but failed field sobriety tests and smelled of alcohol.

It was also discovered McOmber had a previous DWI in the past 10 years, and was additionally charged with felony DWI.

McOmber was taken to the Niagara County Jail on $500 bail. 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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