Boxing promoter Don King, left, congratulates Tomaz Adamek, of Poland,...

Boxing promoter Don King, left, congratulates Tomaz Adamek, of Poland, after he defeated Paul Briggs, of Australia, in a twelve round decision in a WBC Light Heavyweight Championship match. Credit: AP, 2006

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- IBF heavyweight title contender Tomaz Adamek has been charged with driving while intoxicated after police say he crashed his car into a parked vehicle in Lake Placid.

Village police tell the Adirondack Daily Enterprise that the 36-year-old Jersey City, N.J., resident hit the unoccupied car while making a turn late Saturday night. Officials say Adamek was checked out at a local hospital but apparently didn't suffer any injuries.

Adamek was charged with DWI. He was arraigned in village court and released after posting $1,000 bail.

His lawyer has declined to comment.

Adamek outpointed Steve Cunningham in a split decision in their IBF heavyweight title eliminator in Bethlehem, Pa., on Dec. 22. Adamek advanced to fight contender Kubrat Pulev, with the winner scheduled to take on IBF belt-holder Wladimir Klitschko.

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