Man accused of drunkenly hitting 3 people with vehicle appears in court

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man accused of driving drunk and hitting three people on New Year’s Day reappeared in court Friday.

Abdikadir Jaffar, 31, is facing several charges, including aggravated vehicular assault.

Authorities say Jaffar was driving drunk when he hit a pole and drove up on a curb, seriously hurting three pedestrians. This happened on Richmond Ave. in Buffalo.

Previously, Jaffar pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charges.

News 4 will have more on his Friday court appearance when information is available. 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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