Driver tells police he drank “lots of Jack and Cokes” after crashing truck

David J. Fuhrman

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Tonawanda man faces a DWI charge, among others after police say he drove drunk and crashed his pickup truck into a pole on Young Street.

Tonawanda Police say 28-year-old David Fuhrman fled the scene on foot after the crash. Officers found him a short time later in a backyard off Fremont Street.

Police say he was bleeding from his face and neck. He was taken to ECMC for treatment for injuries and a blood draw for alcohol.

On the way to ECMC, Fuhrman told police quote, “I drank a lot of Jack and Cokes.” 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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