Erie County Undersheriff Mark Wipperman reports the arrest of a Town of Collins woman after she drove off the road and knocked down a stop sign and a road sign.
Deputies responded to reports of a single car accident at Gowanda State and Bagdad roads in the Town of Collins around 4:30 a.m. on November 8. When Deputies arrived they observed a vehicle stopped on the roadside terrain. The driver appeared to be injured and EMS personnel were called for first aid.
Tristan Edminster, 28, was transported to Lakeshore Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. At the hospital, Edminster submitted to a blood draw to determine BAC.
The Deputies charged Edminster with DWI, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Along with the misdemeanor charges she was issued tickets for not having insurance, expired registration and inspection, no license and moving from a lane unsafely.
She was released from the hospital and is scheduled to appear in Collins Town Court on November 26, at 6 p.m. Edminster was the 195th DWI arrest by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.