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Fatal 1-88 Crash in Schenectady

On Sunday, January 22 a tragic 1-88 crash resulted in three fatalities. According to officials a sedan crossed a median on 1-88 near exit 25A. The sedan struck a small SUV carrying a Schenectady family. Two of the five family members (the mother and father) died upon impact. Their three children were injured and transported to Albany Medical Center. The driver of the sedan was also transported Albany Medical Center, where he later died of his injuries. 

The state police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Uniform Patrol, and the Collision Reconstruction Unit are currently investigating the crash. Officials have yet to state why or how the driver of the sedan lost control of his car. 

This tragic crash is a stark reminder of the devastating effects of automobile crashes. Drivers, please take caution this winter and throughout the year, crashes like this are often preventable. To learn more about safe driving click here. 

Andrew Finkelstein

Mr. Finkelstein is the Managing Partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP. He has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers and irresponsible parties. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Finkelstein has represented Plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He has successfully handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.