NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 25th, 2004 / 12:15 PM
SUBJECT:MAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN CAR CRASH

A 32-year-old man driving home was critically injured when he crashed into a tree at about 4 this morning.

Peter M. Walker, Jr., of 842 Union Street, was traveling west on Union Street in his 2004 Dodge SRT-4 when he lost control at the intersection of Park Avenue and struck a tree. Walker had to be extricated from the car by Schenectady Fire Department personnel. He was transported to Ellis Hospital with a severe head injury, and later transferred to Albany Medical Center where he is currently in critical condition.

Speeding was a factor in the crash.

The investigation is continuing.