Accident leads to DWI charge

An accident early Tuesday morning left a city man charged with driving while intoxicated shortly before 1 a.m. According to Dunkirk Police, Hector L. Montes, 44, of Nevins Street was northbound on Franklin Avenue and turned right on to East Benton Street. Montes’ vehicle allegedly veered off the north side of the road and into a yard at 348 Franklin St., striking a parked vehicle. Police located Montes outside of the vehicle at the scene. He was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital by Dunkirk Fire Department for minor injuries. Montes was charged with DWI and failure to keep right.