Police say 30 year old Erin Kuntz of East Aurora, was driving west when she drove off the road, struck a pickup truck and then struck the young girl. "We received multiple 911 calls," said East Aurora Police Lt. Patrick Welch. "In the area of 910 East Main Street. Our units responded and discovered that a 2001 Toyota Avalon had left the roadway and struck a parked truck and continued up the sidewalk on the north side of Main Street and struck a 9 year old Cheektowaga girl on a scooter on the sidewalk."
The unidentified girl was taken by ambulance to Oishei Children's Hospital with serious injuries. "As of this morning she was listed in critical but stable condition," said Lt. Welch.
Kuntz was charged with vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana, driving a motor vehicle on a sidewalk, failure to use a designated lane, as well as refusing to take a breathalyzer.