Police: Man in Hudson shot himself in leg, crashed into van

A man in Hudson shot himself in the leg before crashing into a COARC van, police said.

It happened just after 1 p.m. Thursday, near 1st and Warren streets.

The 31-year-old man hit the van three times, said witnesses, then got out of his car and dumped the loaded gun down a sewer drain.

A police officer got the gun out of the drain.

The man is in stable condition at Albany Medical Center.

No one else was hurt. Charged are expected, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hudson Police at (518) 828-3388.