Driver in Saratoga Springs loses control, hits people

August 20, 2019 08:02 AM

A driver in Saratoga Springs lost control Monday morning and crashed into pedestrians.

It happened at around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Excelsior and Marion avenues.


For some reason the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee hit a car and then drove off the road and into an area where people were outside Saratoga Awesome Dogs. The Jeep finally stopped after hitting the hot dog stand and another car.

"For whatever reason, the car lost control, went down through there, struck about four or five people," said Saratoga Springs Police Lt. Robert Jillson. "The extent of their injuries right now are unknown and then it came to rest after colliding into a

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Reconstruction Unit is using a drone to help police figure out how and why it happened.


Mark Mulholland

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