Queensbury van crash

This van was one of two vehicles involved in a crash on Main Street in Queensbury on Wednesday afternoon. No serious injuries were reported.

Don Lehman, dlehman@poststar.com

QUEENSBURY — Two people suffered minor injuries and one driver was ticketed after a two-vehicle crash on Main Street Wednesday afternoon.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office said Howard Butterfield, 81, of Saratoga Springs, passed through a red light when headed west on Main Street, resulting in a collision with a vehicle driven by Gene Lashway, 73, of Queensbury.

The crash happened at the intersection of Richardson Street. The van being driven by Butterfield flipped on its side.

Butterfield and a passenger in Lashway's vehicle suffered minor upper body injuries, police said.

Butterfield was ticketed for passing through a red light.


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