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DATE/TIME: Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 / 08:18 AM
SUBJECT:City Man Faces Charges Following Accident on I-890

A fifty-six year-old city man has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in connection with a three car automobile accident that occurred on Interstate 890 this evening at 5:23 PM.

Rajendra Hariprashad, 56, of Ontario Street, Schenectady, is accused of driving while intoxicated while his fourteen year old daughter was inside his vehicle. The accident resulted in five injuries- two to passengers inside Hariprashadís vehicle and three inside the vehicle struck by Hariprashad. Hariprashad was not injured. The occupants of the third vehicle involved were not injured.

Hariprashad was issued an appearance ticket and is due to appear in City Court on January 6th.