A Buffalo man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Transit Road in Cheektowaga about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, state police said.
Daniel S. Smith, 21, was observed turning onto Transit from French Road into the path of a vehicle headed south on Transit when the traffic light was red, police said. Smith, who posted a blood-alcohol level of 0.18 percent, police said, also was driving while his license was suspended. He also was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to yield the right of way. He faces a Sept. 25 court appearance in Cheektowaga Town Court.