She was pulled over on Columbia Turnpike, but not for long, according to East Greenbush Police.

Now Nancy Esmay, 53, of Albany, is charged with Unlawfully Fleeing Police in a Motor Vehicle, Reckless Endangerment, Reckless Driving , Driving While Impaired by Drugs,
Leaving the Scene of an Accident and other charges, police said.

Esmay was pulled over for speeding on Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush Wednesday, May 7, but soon sped away from cops, police said. They chased the 2003 Honda onto I-90 and then up 787 into Watervliet where she crashed on 23rd Street and 12th Avenue. Police say she slammed into several other cars during the run.

Esmay was arraigned before East Greenbush Town Justice Mary Pat Donnelly and sent to the Rensselaer County Jail to await further court proceedings, according to investigators.