Kids in hospital after alleged DWI crash

ELMA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A mother is accused of driving while intoxicated during a crash that left her children in the hospital.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office said 27-year-old Erica Reska was involved in a single-car rollover in Elma just after midnight Wednesday.

Reska was driving eastbound on Clinton Road when she lost control of her Ford Explorer, according to the sheriff’s office. The Explorer left the roadway and rolled over, before landing in a small creek. Reska’s sons, ages 2 and 7, were inside the vehicle.

Her children were transported to Women and Children’s Hospital, where they were admitted for injuries. Reska was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

Reska is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, felony driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. 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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