Colonie crash leads to Leandra's Law charges for Albany man

Posted at: 03/16/2013 11:41 PM
Updated at: 03/17/2013 6:56 PM
By: WNYT Staff


COLONIE - An Albany man faces a slew of drug and other charges related to Leandra’s Law after a crash on Saturday evening.

Police first tried stopping 23-year-old Joseph Brennan, Jr. in Guilderland just before 9 p.m.

Instead, police say he fled up the Northway.

Minutes later, Brennan allegedly hit a car outside Colonie Center, driven by 21-year-old Palwinder Singh of Schenectady.

Singh’s car ended up slamming into the side of a nearby dry cleaners.

He was treated for minor injuries.

Police say Brennan then tried to escape on foot, with a one-year-old and three-year-old in tow.

The kids were taken to Albany Medical Center for evaluation.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to call police.