The drivers of the vehicles following each of them told police Rios was southbound in a 2005 Toyota when he veered into oncoming traffic, hitting Goldbeck’s 2010 Toyota head-on. The accident happened at about 5:46 p.m.
Ambulance Service of Fulton County transported Goldbeck to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville with severe bleeding and multiple fractures of her right ankle and Rios to Albany Medical Center with internal injuries. Goldbeck was later transferred to AMC.
Rios was charged with failure to stay in lane. The investigation by Gloversville Police Department Officer Dennis Smith is continuing.
-- CRISTINE MEIXNER