Man arrested after overnight crash on Rt. 198 causes fire

BUFFALO, NY — Buffalo Police have made in arrest in connection with an overnight crash on Route 198 near Grant Street.

Taylor Jones III, 31 of Buffalo, has been charged with driving-while-intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage incident. 

Police say Jones' vehicle was traveling westbound on the 198 when it struck a parked construction vehicle. Both vehicles caught on fire and the Buffalo Fire Dept. was called to the scene to put out the flames.

The driver fled the scene, but was apprehended a short time later by police.

The incident happened at about 4 a.m.

No injuries were reported.
 

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