Serious auto, pedestrian accident closes Route 9

LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Route 9 in Latham is closed due to a serious accident.

The accident took place between Route 9R and the Infinity car dealership. According to police, a car hit a pedestrian. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police said the man was crossing from the Sycamore Motel to the fenced area.

The car that was involved remained at the scene Thursday night while police investigated. A windshield and a car mirror could be seen in the middle of the road, and the pedestrian’s sneaker was found on the side of the grass.

Police walked around the scene and took pictures for evidence. They also set up lights to reconstruct the scene.

Route 9 is closed in both directions. Traffic is being rerouted.

 

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