PORT LEYDEN — An Ava woman was accused of having a high blood alcohol level after a one-car crash.
Samantha Hoffert, 29, was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusing to submit to a preliminary breath test by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Sheriff’s Office news release, Ms. Hoffert was the driver in a single-car accident at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday while driving on Golden Road near the intersection with Fitch Road in the town of Leyden.
Ms. Hoffert allegedly failed field sobriety tests and was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.14 percent upon testing at the county Public Safety Building.
An injury from the crash was noted in the news release; however, no further details were provided.
She was released with tickets to appear in the Leyden Town Court at a later date.