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Queensbury woman crashed car while 3 times legal limit for intoxication

Post-Star staff report

QUEENSBURY – A Queensbury woman was arrested Thursday after police say she drove more than three times the legal alcohol limit and caused a crash.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of ​​Ridge and Pilot Knob roads in the Town of Queensbury at approximately 2:40 a.m. for a report of a one-car accident. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle, which was unoccupied and crashed into the guardrail of the southbound lane on Ridge Road, according to a news release.

Officers found the driver, 46-year-old Rachael S. Poladian, about a quarter mile from the crash scene and upon further investigation, police determined she was intoxicated.

Poladian submitted a breath sample to the police station with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.28%. The legal limit for intoxication is 0.08%.

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Poladian was charged with offenses of aggravated DWI and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident with property damage and a violation of failure to keep right.

She was released on an appearance ticket and was scheduled to appear in Queensbury Town Court at a later date.

Patrolman Daniel Herrmann made the arrest.

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