TOWN OF SHELBY, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State police say a Medina man is facing multiple charges after allegedly driving while intoxicated and seriously injuring a passenger.
Around 11:45 p.m. Friday troopers responded to Martin Road in the Town of Shelby for a one car collision. Police say 27-year-old Randy Wright of Medina exited the roadway and struck several trees.
Wright showed signs of impairment according to NYSP and his 22-year-old backseat passenger was seriously injured and airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital.
Police say Wright was issued appearance tickets and faces the following charges:
- Second degree vehicular assault
- Driving while intoxicated
- Unlawful possession of marijuana
- Other traffic infractions
Police say this is still an ongoing criminal investigation.