Charges Filed Against Driver Who Ran Into Ellisburg Building
The driver of the SUV that slammed into a building in the town of Ellisburg Wednesday evening is facing a drunk driving charge.
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say 23 year old Joshua Lancaster was charged with for driving while intoxicated, speed not reasonable and crossing a hazard marking.
One of the passengers, 23 year old Elliott Russell, was seriously injured and airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
Lancaster and 21 year old Kiersten Chase - who deputies say is Lancaster's wife - were taken to Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown for treatment.
Police say additional charges could be filed.
See our initial story about the accident.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013, Watertown, NY
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