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June 24, 2016

[C1TROOP] Press Release / Vermont State Police -Rutland / Leaving the Scene of an Accident / 16C103222 /June 23, 2016 / Proctor, VT

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16C103222

TROOPER: Slaney

STATION: Rutland Barracks

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 06/23/2016 at 1900 hours

LOCATION: Vermont Route 3, Proctor, VT.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR/ACCUSED: Michael Lesperance, 35, Rutland City, VT

VIOLATION: Leaving the Scene of an Accident, a violation of Title 23, Section 1123

 DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 1995 Toyota Truck

 DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Significant contact damage to the passenger side, and front bumper.

 

INJURIES

None 

 

HOSPITAL: NA

WEATHER: Clear / Sunny

ROAD COND: Dry, Blacktop

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On June 23, 2016, at approximately 1900 hours, members of the Vermont State Police were notified of a single motor vehicle crash, which took place on Vermont Route 3, Proctor, Vermont. The complainant advised a single male operator exited the vehicle following the crash, and ran southbound into the woods. Investigation revealed as the operator was traveling southbound on Vermont Route 3, the vehicle veered to the right shoulder, due to an undetermined reason, and continued off of the roadway. The vehicle then contacted a berm causing damage.  Members of the Proctor Volunteer Fire Department responded to assist with the incident.

 

Due to the attentiveness of the complainant, a description of the male operator was issued to area law enforcement. With assistance from members of the Rutland City and Pittsford Police Departments, the male was located and identified as Michael Lesperance. Lesperance was issued a citation to appear before the Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on August 01, 2016, at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: August 01, 2016 at 0830 hours

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

 

Trooper Patrick Slaney

Vermont State Police -Rutland

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

Barracks: 802-773-9101

Email: Patrick.Slaney@vermont.gov