Saratoga Springs Man In Serious Condition After Crash

by | February 8th, 2012

February 8, 2012

A woman following to closely struck a man driving his Chevy pickup truck, which lead to the serious injury and near death, of the 41-year-old man from Saratoga Springs, New York. According to reports from ABC 10 News, the accident happened Monday morning at around 5:35 AM on Route 29, just east of Schallehn Road.

Reports form the Saratoga Springs Police Department indicate that the victim was driving west when he was struck from behind. Police were able to determine that the woman was following too closely when she struck the pickup, causing the truck to fishtail before striking and rolling over a guardrail. The driver was ejected as the vehicle plummeted into a nearly 40-foot ravine next to the highway. The Porsche spun out and was slapped against the guardrail.

While the driver of the Porsche only suffered minor injuries, the pickup driver was in critical condition upon arriving at the Albany Medical Center. Today, he was upgraded to serious condition.

Police say that their investigation into the crash is still ongoing and that charges are pending.

The New York Auto Accident Attorneys with William Mattar Injury Lawyers would like to remind motorists that tailgating is not only extremely dangerous, it’s illegal. TIf you have been seriously injured in an accident caused by someone following too closely, call us today for a free consultation of your case.