Woman Admits to Vehicular Assault

July crash injured a 9 year old girl

Tom Puckett
December 16, 2019 - 12:50 pm

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An East Aurora woman pleads guilty to vehicular assault in connection with a summer crash.

30-year-old Erin Kuntz admitted to driving drunk on July 21st when she attempted to drive around a parked vehicle then struck a 9-year-old female who was on the sidewalk. Kuntz was found to have a .20% BAC at the time of the crash.

The child was taken by ambulance to Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to be treated for serious physical injuries. The victim has since recovered.

Kuntz faces a maximum of 7 years in prison when she is sentenced on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. She was released on her own recognizance.

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