Driver critically injured in crash charged with DWI
Salina (WSYR-TV) -- Deputies say a man was driving drunk when he was critically injured in a single vehicle crash in the town of Salina Friday night.
Authorities say the crash happened at around 8:30 p.m. just south of Old Liverpool Road on the onramp to Route 81 south.
Investigators say 38-year-old Kirk Thompson lost control of his 2005 Dodge Caravan while getting on the onramp, left the roadway and collided head-on with a concrete barrier.
Thompson was taken to Upstate University hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.
A front seat passenger, 53-year-old Robert Bourguignoni was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Thompson was issued a ticket for DWI.
The accident remains under investigation.
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