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Wrong-way driver causes multi-vehicle crash, charged with DWI

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Posted at 2:23 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 16:10:12-05

A West Seneca man is facing drunk driving charges after investigators say he went the wrong way on the 190, causing a multi-vehicle crash.

State Police say Robert Deppeler, 23, was driving southbound in the northbound lanes just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday when his vehicle collided with two oncoming vehicles between Exit 6 (Elm Street) and Exit 7 (Church Street).

Deppeler and the two other drivers were taken to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.

Deppeler is charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and a number of vehicle and traffic violations.