Sauquoit man seriously hurt, charged with DWI after roll-over crash in New Hartford

A Sauquoit man was seriously hurt after a roll-over crash near St. Lukeâ??s Hospital early Tuesday morning.

New Hartford Police were called to Champlain Avenue and the entrance of St. Lukeâ??s for a one car crash.

Officers say 33-year-old James R. Lee II was driving south on Champlain Avenue when his vehicle drifted out of its lane. The car hit the curb and rolled several times before hitting a utility pole and a tree.

Officers say Lee had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of several injuries.

After an investigation into the crash, Lee was charged with DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Anyone with further information on the crash should call New Hartford Police at 315-724-7111.