Man Accused of Driving Drunk Injures Two People

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 7:01 PM EDT

By WKBW News

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 7:01 PM EDT

The Town of Tonawanda Police is investigating an accident which injured two on Niagara Falls Boulevard near Dexter Terrace late Thursday night.

Police say a two-car accident had taken place on the Amherst Side of Niagara Falls Boulevard when a third car struck one of them.

The driver of the third car, 31-year-old Matthew Miller of North Tonawanda, was driving drunk when he smashed into the vehicle.

Following the crash, Miller fled the scene and was later caught on foot by Amherst Police in a nearby neighborhood.

Both drivers from the first accident sustained injuries in the second crash. One of those drivers was seriously injured and taken to ECMC.

Miller was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an injury accident. He's in custody at the Town of Tonawanda Police station awaiting his initial court appearance.

An Investigation continues.