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Posted on: January 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Hudson Falls man injured in Fort Ann accident


Date of Incident:  Thursday, January 20, 2022                      

Time of Incident: 10:19 PM


Incident Location: State Route 4 (just north of the Village)


Township: Fort Ann                                       

Case #  2022-00806


INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on Thursday January 20, 2022 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 4 in the Town of Fort Ann (just north of the Village) for a report of a vehicle vs. tractor trailer accident with injuries. 


Deputies arrived and located the driver of a Ford F-150, Vincent E. Brown, 37, of Burgoyne Avenue in Hudson Falls. Brown had been northbound on State Route 4 when he crossed out of his lane and into the path of a southbound tractor trailer. 


The driver of the tractor-trailer was identified as Mubark B. Elnimari, 45, of 21st Avenue in Rock Island, Illinois. He told Deputies that he was traveling south on Route 4 when the pick-up crossed into his lane causing a collision. Elnimari was uninjured in the crash.


Brown was transported to the Glens Falls Hospital with possible serious injuries including a head injury.  


Alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in the accident.  A portion of Route 4 was closed for just over 2 hours while the accident was being cleared.


 Officer (s) Handling: Deputies Trevor Peck, Ethan Macura and Sgt. Jason Diamond


Assisting agencies: Fort Ann Fire and EMS, West Fort Ann Fire

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