Serious overnight accident closes Route 2 in Watervliet

July 04, 2018 06:15 AM

WATERVLIET - Police are investigating a serious overnight accident on Route 2 in Watervliet. Police are investigating the fiery accident that happened shortly after 11pm Tuesday night. A witness tells NewsChannel 13 a Colonie Police Department SUV was following a Hyundai shortly before the Hyundai took out a lamp post, crashed into a stoop and caught on fire. We are working to confirm these details and will have updates as they are released. 

Route 2 between 7th and 8th Street was closed this morning as crews cleaned up, but is now open.

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Breana Cacciotti

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