Troopers: Ballston woman fled Tuesday Halfmoon crash, arrested in Clifton Park; Faces DWI count

19spoliceRight.jpg
PHOTOGRAPHER:

HALFMOON A Ballston woman fled a Tuesday crash in Halfmoon before eventually being stopped and charged with driving while intoxicated, New York State Police said.

Margaret C. Crawford, 46, of Ballston, was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and obstruction of governmental administration and issued vehicle and traffic law violations, police said.

The incident began just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Route 9 and Vischer Ferry Road in Halfmoon, police said.

GAZETTE COVERAGE

Ensure access to everything we do, today and every day, check out our subscribe page at DailyGazette.com/Subscribe

Troopers responded there for a reported two-car crash, but the vehicle that caused the accident fled the area, police said. They soon found the car at the Interstate 87 rest area in Clifton Park, police said. Troopers did not describe the initial crash further. They did not highlight any injuries in a release.

Troopers identified the driver as Crawford and she was arrested. She later refused to submit to a chemical test to determine the alcohol content of her blood, police said.

Crawford processed and released to a a sober person to return to court later.

More: All NewsEverything Saratoga Springs-Ballston Spa

GAZETTE COVERAGE

Ensure access to everything we do, today and every day, check out our subscribe page at DailyGazette.com/Subscribe

Categories: Clifton Park and Halfmoon, News, News, Saratoga County, Saratoga Springs

Leave a Reply