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Man charged with DWI after Perth accident

August 2, 2012
The Leader Herald

PERTH - Both drivers were injured in a two-car crash investigated by Fulton County sheriff's deputies at 9:16 p.m. Wednesday on Route 30, north of County Highway 107.

Deputies said driver James W. Crawford, 45, of 184 Smith Road, Amsterdam, complained of a neck injury and was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.

Deputies said the other driver - Olivia S. McMullen, 21, of 6 Elman St., Broadalbin - complained of a leg injury and was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in?Amsterdam.

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A car involved in an accident Wednesday night on Route 30 in Perth is shown. The car was being driven by Olivia S. McMullen of?Broadalbin. (The Leader-Herald/Arthur Cleveland)

Crawford was later ticketed on charges of felony driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.

Deputies said Crawford was traveling south on Route 30 and drove his car onto the northbound lane, striking McMullen's car. McMullen's vehicle left the east side of the highway, struck two mailboxes and a sign post, and was forced into guide rails. Crawford's car then struck an earth embankment before coming back on the highway, deputies said.

The scene was cleared by 10:30 p.m.



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