Crash involving two vehicles and a pedestrian in Niagara Falls results in DWAI, other charges for one driver

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three people were injured Thursday in a Niagara Falls Boulevard accident involving two vehicles and a pedestrian.

The crash occurred around 10 a.m. in the 6600 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard. According to Niagara Falls Police, a 2004 Ford Explorer was traveling west on Niagara Falls Boulevard when it moved into the left lane, striking a 2014 Nissan Sentra. The Ford Explorer then crossed the eastbound lanes, striking a pedestrian at the bus stop and hitting a dumpster.

The 59-year-old female pedestrian was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of apparent internal injuries .She is currently listed in critical condition.

The driver of the Nissan, a 34-year-old town of Niagara woman, went to Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital to be evaluated for non-life threatening injuries.

The 41-year-old driver of the Explorer is a Niagara Falls resident. She was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital, where she refused treatment for a facial injury. She was charged with driving while under the influence of drugs, following too closely, unsafe lane change, no license, driving a a vehicle without inspection, and imprudent speed.

Her bail was set at $750 and she will be arraigned in Niagara Falls City Court Friday morning. 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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