Dunkirk Police Say Repeat Offender Was Drunk When He Caused Head-On Collision


DUNKIRK -A man previously convicted for impaired driving was reportedly drunk when he crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle head-on Sunday.

Juan G. Navarrete was traveling  northbound on Main Street when he crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle traveling southbound.

Dunkirk Fire responded to the scene and assessed several subjects.



Navarrete was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

There’s no word on the condition of the victim in this case.

Navarrete’s license was previously suspended for his conviction.



Navarrete was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, AUO 1st (felony), failure to keep right and unlicensed operation. Dunkirk police officers were assisted on scene by Dunkirk Fire and NYSP.

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