Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
*UPDATE* August 10, 2020- State Police are confirming the identities of the victims in the fatal crash on I-890 that took place late Saturday night.
Latara A. Chandler, 32, of Troy, was declared deceased at the scene. Elon T. Carter, 11, of Schenectady, was transported to Albany Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Aisha S. Brown, 29, of Troy and Serenitey S. Bush, 14, of Schenectady, were both transported to Albany Medical Center in critical, but stable condition.
Desnae L. Felton, 30, of Schenectady, and Zanaya Chandler of Troy, were transported to Albany Medical Center with non-critical injuries.
The investigation is currently ongoing, details will be posted to the newsroom as they become available.
Original release August 9, 2020- State Police are currently investigating a fatal one-car motor vehicle accident that took place on I-890 in the town of Rotterdam at approximately 11:59 p.m. on August 8, 2020.
Troopers responded to a vehicle off the south shoulder of roadway in the area of exit 9A of I-890 eastbound. There were six occupants in the vehicle.
A 32-year-old female was declared deceased at the scene. The five other occupants were transported to Albany Medical Center where an 11-year-old male occupant succumbed to his injuries. A 14-year-old female and a 29-year-old female were treated for critical injuries.
The identities of the victims are withheld pending next of kin notifications. Investigation into the crash is ongoing, details will be posted to the newsroom as they become available.