In Hadley, New Jersey, an 18-month-old baby was killed after two cars were involved in a head-on collision. The tragic accident occurred on State Route 9N, close to the Warren County Line at about 10:30 a.m. The deputies who arrived at the scene noticed two people who suffered severe physical injuries, one of whom was an 18-month-old infant.
The first vehicle was a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant, which was operated by Alison J. Pecor, of Lake Luzerne. The infant, who was sitting in the rear, was the only passenger in her vehicle. The second vehicle was a 2006 Honda Accord, which was operated by Denise L. Scofield, age 55, of Hadley. There were no passengers in her vehicle.
According to an investigation, Ms. Pecor’s vehicle was headed north when she crossed into the oncoming lane, and collided head-on into Ms. Scofield’s vehicle. Both Ms. Pecor and the infant were transported to Saratoga Hospital. The infant was later taken to Albany Medical Center. Ms. Pecor was admitted to Saratoga Hospital, where she was in stable condition. Ms. Scofield was airlifted to Albany Medical Center, and was in critical, though stable, condition. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division are conducting an investigation into the crash.
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