BALLSTON – An Amsterdam man in a car-scooter crash in the town of Ballston Monday assaulted the other driver after the crash with a dangerous instrument, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.
Daniel R. Pabon, 37, of Amsterdam, was arrested and charged with one count each of second-degree assault and third-degree criminal mischief, felonies.
The crash happened just after 5 p.m. Monday on Route 50 in Ballston between a car and a scooter. A release Thursday didn’t detail the crash further, but indicated an investigation led them to charge Pabon.
Pabon is accused immediately after the crash of striking the other motor vehicle operator with the dangerous instrument, injuring that person. He’s also accused of intentionally damaging the other vehicle involved.
Pabon was arraigned and ordered held on $5,000 bail. He is due to return to court later.