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Driver pleads guilty in December head-on crash

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Posted at 6:14 AM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 06:14:03-04

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — 19-year old William McKee of Medina pleaded guilty to Aggravated Vehicular Assault in connection to a head-on crash in the Town of Orchard Park.

The crash happened on December 27th of last year. The District Attorney's Office says McKee was driving at a high-rate on Southwestern Boulevard when he crossed the middle lane into oncoming traffic. He crashed head-on with another vehicle. The 69-year-old man in that car was taken to ECMC for injuries, but ultimately was fine.

McKee's blood sample was found to contain 0.21% for alcohol as well as levels of THC/marijuana.

McKee faces a maximum possible sentence of 15 years in prison. He will be sentenced on Tuesday, October 8.

You can find our previous reporting of the incident here, including photos of McKee and the car wreck.