Drunk Driver Plunges into the Hudson

A young man narrowly escaped serious injury after a major car crash on Sunday, March 6th. The accident occurred in Queensbury, New York. Queensbury is a relatively small town in Warren County, located north of Saratoga and south of Lake George.

The Hudson River runs through the south side of Queensbury, and on Sunday evening was the location of a serious single vehicle crash. The driver, a 25 year old man crashed into the Hudson after losing control of his vehicle.

According to deputies the driver managed to climb out of the car as the vehicle sunk into the Hudson. His blood alcohol content was reportedly more than twice the legal limit.

The driver was charged with aggravated DWI and failing to stay within the designated traffic lane.

Deciding to drive drunk nearly cost a 25 year old man his life. His decisions and actions could have resulted in devastating injury to not only himself but others on the road. If you or a loved one has been hurt because of the recklessness of a drunk or drugged driver contact us today. We have several upstate firm locations, including Albany, Rochester, and Syracuse. Click here to fill out a free case evaluation form.