Driver facing felony charges in Schenectady crash with FedEx truck

SCHENECTADY – A driver involved in a serious crash in Schenectady that left a teen in critical condition is now facing charges.

Leon Graves is now facing four felony charges, including fleeing a police officer and criminal possession of a controlled substance. He’s also accused of reckless endangerment.

Police say he was the man driving a red car that got lodged under a FedEx truck Wednesday afternoon.

As NewsChannel 13 reported Wednesday night, police say it all started with a fight that involved an axe.

Three people sped away, eventually smashing into the FedEx truck on State Street.

The driver and two teen boys in the car were hurt.

A 15-year-old was still in critical condition as of Thursday afternoon.