Gabriels woman charged with DWI after leaving accident scene

A Gabriels woman is facing drunken driving charges after allegedly leaving the scene of a property damage motor vehicle accident.

Lake Placid Village Police arrested 27-year-old Heather M. Nicolai at 1:53 a.m. Sunday.

Officers say Nicolai was observed by police striking a parked vehicle and then leaving the scene and failing to keep right in the process. A subsequent traffic stop revealed she was intoxicated.

She was charged with one count each of the following: aggravated driving while intoxicated; DWI; leaving the scene of an accident; and failure to keep right.

Nicolai was processed at the police station, ticketed, and released to appear in Lake Placid Village Court at a later date.

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