AMHERST, NY - Police believe a 37-year-old woman was driving under the influence of a controlled substance following a crash in Amherst Wednesday night.
The accident happened on Route 277 (Union Road) between Main Street and Reist Road. Route 277 was shut down briefly after the woman, whose name has not been released, hit a utility pole.
No one was seriously hurt, but a number of nearby homes lost power. Crews from National Grid worked to fix the problem.