MINEVILLE -- Police said an alcohol-related ATV accident left a local man injured and facing a felony charge.

Essex County Sheriff's officials said Joseph F. Tefoe, 45, of Mineville was driving an ATV on the Pilfershire Road Saturday when he toppled off the recreational vehicle after rounding a bend in the road.

Officials said Tefoe hurt his shoulder when he was thrown from the ATV and was taken to Elizabethtown Community Hospital where he was treated and released.

He was later ticketed and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Officials said he is scheduled to appear in the Town of Moriah Court at later date.

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