Fatal motor vehicle accident in Colonie

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Sunday morning, NEWS10 is following a fatal car crash that happened overnight at Central Ave and Route 155 in Colonie.

Colonie police are investigating the one-car motor vehicle accident.

The accident happened around 2:51 am, in the area of Central Ave and Route 155.

The car was a Ford Freestar that was traveling westbound on Central Ave when it left the road, striking a utility pole and overturned.

The car had three people in it, the driver died at the scene and the other two were transported to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries/.

Before the crash, A Schenectady County Sheriff unit tried to stop the car, which was reported stolen from Schenectady.

Due to the ongoing investigation, Central Ave is closed in both directions between Rt 155 and Colonies Plaza. It’s due to reopen later this morning.

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