Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On March 14, 2022, the New York State Police in Latham arrested 29-year-old Sara E. Reed of Rensselaer for Assault 2nd degree (D felony) and Leaving the Scene of a Physical Injury Auto Accident (A misdemeanor).
On January 26, 2022, at approximately 10:53 p.m. State Police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on I-787 southbound in Albany. Investigation at the scene determined that Reed was traveling northbound in the southbound lane when she struck a southbound vehicle head-on. The driver of the southbound vehicle, an 18-year-old Ravena woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Albany Medical Center. Reed fled the accident scene prior to the arrival of police.
Reed was taken into custody at her residence and transported to SP Latham for processing. She was arraigned in Albany City court and released on her own recognizance to return on a later date.