An East Aurora man whose car smashed into a telephone pole late Monday night in Elma has been charged with driving while intoxicated, Erie County sheriff’s officials reported.

While on patrol at about 10:15 p.m., Deputy Eric Szkatulski responded to the Seneca Street crash site and arrested Jie Jiang, 39, accusing him of DWI and several traffic infractions, according to police reports. Jiang, who was not injured, refused to submit to a chemical test to determine his blood-alcohol content, sheriff’s officials said.

The arrest marked the 85th DWI arrest by sheriff’s road patrols this year.