Saratoga Springs, NY (June 11, 2020) – A severe crash caused by an impaired driver left a 7-year-old child and one other passenger injured on Wednesday afternoon, June 10th. It happened along Route 50 in Saratoga Springs at around 3:30.
Police officers said that 28-year-old Paul Pike, of Corinth, was driving while ability impaired by drugs when he crashed a vehicle into a utility pole just south of Hutchins Road. Emergency crews responded to the scene where they transported a 7-year-old passenger and a 30-year-old passenger to Albany Medical Center.
Both victims suffered head injuries and the child was last listed in critical condition. Pike is currently facing multiple felonies and misdemeanors but few other details have been released.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Accidents in New York
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