FORT COVINGTON — Four Bombay residents were taken to the hospital after a one-car accident April 17.
Quinton M. Wilson, 17, was traveling westbound on County Route 4 in the Town of Fort Covington when he reached down to the center console of the vehicle to pick up a drink and exited the north shoulder of the roadway, striking a tree head-on, Malone-based State Police said.
Wilson was taken to Alice Hyde Medical Center for treatment of minor cuts and bruising, police said. Also taken to Alice Hyde were Jordan W. Oliveira, 15 ; Christian B. Oliveira, 17; Christian Duncan, 17; and Devlin M. Laughing, 16.
Everyone was released from Alice Hyde, except for Jordan Oliveira, who was taken to Fletcher Allen Medical Center for treatment of a broken pelvis and an injured leg, police said.
Wilson was ticketed for driving with a junior license with passengers younger than 21, a violation.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg